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NYT: "Getting It Wrong on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome" by REHMEYER and TULLER

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by Cheshire, Mar 18, 2017 at 10:43 AM.

  1. Cheshire

    Cheshire Senior Member

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    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/18/...n-chronic-fatigue-syndrome.html?smid=tw-share
     
  2. adreno

    adreno Learned helplessness

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    Wow, New York Times? Pretty impressive.
     
  3. Esther12

    Esther12 Senior Member

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    Thanks and congratulations to David and Julie!
     
  4. dangermouse

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    Thank you to Julie Rehmeyer and David Tuller! Thank you very much.
     
  5. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    Thanks for posting, @Cheshire!

    Just wondered if you wanted to change the title a little - I read this as the NYT having got something wrong, or Rehmeyer & Tuller having got something wrong! Adding quotes and a "by" (in red) would clarify.

    NYT: "Getting It Wrong on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome" by REHMEYER and TULLER
     
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  6. Kalliope

    Kalliope Senior Member

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    Fantastic!
    This moving post by Julie Rehmeyer on Facebook about the article made my tear up a bit..
     
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  7. lilpink

    lilpink Senior Member

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    This is excellent. We need this sort of exposure.. I'm sure this is just what the PACE PIs and Wessely School really don't want to see. Bad optics for them.
     
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  8. deleder2k

    deleder2k Senior Member

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    Wow. This is really great, even though it is from a failing newspaper. At least they still provide some real news;) Print tomorrow.
     
  9. Marky90

    Marky90 Science breeds knowledge, opinion breeds ignorance

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    FRONT page baby!!!
     
  10. Tom Kindlon

    Tom Kindlon Senior Member

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    Bigger version
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  11. Yogi

    Yogi Senior Member

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    Wow wow wow. Congratulation to David and Julie.

    You are both heroes!

    Was hoping this story would make it to the NYT (where David Tuller used to write).

    The Pace trial author's intransigence and cover up of their epic fraud is furthering the Streisand effect . Great!! Keep digging Pace authors as your trial is going down as the biggest scientific fraud in recent times.

    Thank you Dr David Tuller and Julie Rehmeyer.!!
     
  12. Simon

    Simon

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    From Julie's FB post about her editorial

    Whadaya waiting for? :). I''ve already pre-ordered my UK copy, from Amazon UK
     
  13. Barry53

    Barry53 Senior Member

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    Yet the definition of "failing" seems consistent - reporting facts that people in positions of power prefer to hide :rolleyes:.
     
  14. Simon

    Simon

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    The editorial mentions the recent recovery critique paper by psychology researcher Dr Carolyn Wilshire, @Tom Kindlon, Alem Matthees (and me).

    Here's a summary of the key findings of the paper (MEAction blog)
     
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  15. Esther12

    Esther12 Senior Member

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    Setting the agenda!
     
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  16. A.B.

    A.B. Senior Member

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    The good news keep coming in. We're going to make it for real this time.
     
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  17. Barry53

    Barry53 Senior Member

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    2017 is going to be "the year"! The snowball is getting close to the point where it is going to roll down the slope itself, and those trying to stop it will fail.
     
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  18. Aurator

    Aurator Senior Member

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    Very well done to the authors!

    Well done also to Jacqueline Tam for her very sensitive artwork accompanying the article! The magnitude of the problem that is ME and the Liliputian role doctors have so far played in tackling it is well summed up in the size disparities of the figures in her image, which also succeeds in giving a quiet dignity to the notional patient.
     
  19. Barry53

    Barry53 Senior Member

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    Right near the top of google hits :D ...

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  20. Yogi

    Yogi Senior Member

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    So true.

    Here it is coming for you Peter, Trudy and Mike. A preview.



    ...And no chaps don't be silly this is not a death threat so don't even think of calling up the science media centre for another smear campaign against pwme!!!
     
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