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Call for HHS to Investigate PACE

Call for HHS to Investigate PACE Recently, journalist David Tuller, DrPH, published an investigative report outlining serious concerns with the conduct, analyses, and results of U.K.’s £5 million PACE trial for chronic fatigue syndrome. PACE investigated the efficacy of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and graded exercise therapy (GET) Since then, other researchers and journalists have

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Save the Gottfries Clinic

The Gottfries clinic is the leading ME/CFS and fibromyalgia clinic in Sweden. It both treats patients and conducts biomedical research, yet the health authorities there are planning to withdraw their support in favor for a “bio-psycho-social” approach to treatment. Politicians in Gothenburg, Sweden have now decided not to renew the contract with the clinic when

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Misleading PACE claims should be retracted

Given the weak and flawed methodologies of the PACE trial, which claims that CBT and GET led to the recovery of ME/CFS patients, we, the undersigned patients, doctors, scientists, parents, children, family, friends, caretakers and #MEAllies: – call upon The Lancet to retract the claim made in its February 2011 editorial [1] that 30% of

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Take the funding equality petition to the streets

The US funding equality petition has over 4,000 signatures. We still have a lot of work to do to get to our goal of 50,000 signatures nationwide. As we learned from the Dutch campaign, the only way to get to get large numbers is to take the petition into the streets.   Help us increase signatures for

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U.S. Funding petition: help us target key states

  Is your senator a member of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee? Do you have friends or family living in the following states?   SIGN AND SHARE YOUR STATE PETITION   ALASKA * COLORADO * CONNECTICUT * GEORGIA * ILLINOIS * KANSAS * KENTUCKY * MAINE * MARYLAND * MASSACHUSETTS * MINNESOTA

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