10 results for "smile trial"


Bristol Uni refuses to disclose how much money paid for quack therapy in SMILE clinical trial
Oct 03, 2016 — The University of Bristol has refused to provide basic information concerning how much Phil Parker, a proponent of a quack therapy, was paid for training and treatment provided to patients provided...
The SMILE Trial Lightning Process for Children with CFS: Results too good to be true?
Oct 05, 2017 — A guest post by Dr. Keith Geraghty Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Manchester, Centre for Primary Care, Division of Population Health and Health Services Research ASA ruling left som...
Science Media Centre concedes negative reaction from scientific community to coverage of Esther Crawley’s SMILE trial.
Oct 02, 2017 — Editorial from the SEPTEMBER 28, 2017 Inconvenient truths http://www.sciencemediacentre.org/inconvenient-truths/   “It was the criticism from within the scientific community that we had not an...
Before you enroll your child in the MAGENTA chronic fatigue syndrome study: Issues to be considered
Sep 23, 2016 — [October 3 8:23 AM Update: I have now inserted Article 21 of the Declaration of Helsinki below, which is particularly relevant to discussions of the ethical problems of Dr. Esther Crawley’s previou...
Bristol University should start cleaning up its clinical trial registries by publishing two psychosocial intervention studies
Sep 15, 2017 — A story in the feisty Bristol Cable revealed Bristol University ignores its responsibilities to publish results of clinical trials. A follow up story announced the university’s pledge to remedy the...
Parents should have been warned about unprofessional providers in Esther Crawley’s SMILE trial
Sep 27, 2017 — The providers of Lightning Process in the SMILE trial were not credentialed health professionals and are not bound by ethical codes. Esther Crawley’s overdue publication of results from the SMILE t...
Embargo broken: Bristol University Professor to discuss trial of quack chronic fatigue syndrome treatment.
Sep 17, 2017 — This blog post provides an alternative press briefing to compare and contrast with what was provided by the Science Media Centre for a press conference on Wednesday September 20, 2017. The press r...
Unethical: Why Bristol University SMILE trial should not have been conducted with chronically ill children
Sep 28, 2017 — If it should have been conducted at all, the first clinical trial of Lightning Process should not have been conducted with chronically ill children. Safety and efficacy had neither been established...
Why patients should not enroll in a clinical trial of video gaming treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome
Jun 04, 2016 — If I were a patient with with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME), I would not consent to be in a clinical trial of active video gaming for adults. I would consider withdraw...
Carly Maryhew’s Open letter to TEDxBristol regarding Esther Crawley’s “Disrupting Your View of ME” presentation
Dec 21, 2017 — Carly Maryhew’s recent open letter to TEDxBristol concerning the failure of Esther Crawley’s recent talk to adhere  to TEDx’s explicit content guidelines is a gem, well worth a read by a general au...