The 12th Invest in ME Research Conference June, 2017, Part 2
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"Psychoneuroimmunology of cancer: tooth fairy science?"

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Kyla, Aug 16, 2015.

  1. Kyla

    Kyla ᴀɴɴɪᴇ ɢꜱᴀᴍᴩᴇʟ

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    I have a vague memory this was posted before, or at least mentioned in passing. Coyne is always worth listening to though. I will watch it yet again and may say something again, but not until I have had some sleep.
     
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    I'm pretty sure that applies to the concept of psychosomatic illness in general.

    Well put. This applies to the fallacy of psychogenic inference and in general to the modus operandi of the Wessely school.

    I hope Coyne decides to take a look at the psychosocial model of ME/CFS some day. Preferably before the phase-III Rituximab trial silently kills the field.
     
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    And if the tooth fairy 'scientists' have collected data that is inconsistent with their hypothesis, aka 'PACE', then they still claim that their hypothesis had been confirmed.
     
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    Kyla ᴀɴɴɪᴇ ɢꜱᴀᴍᴩᴇʟ

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    Yep...he actually directly addresses that here:
    :)
     
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  6. Kyla

    Kyla ᴀɴɴɪᴇ ɢꜱᴀᴍᴩᴇʟ

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    Hmmm...I searched and couldn't find another thread on it.
    His slides on "negative emotions and health" have definitely been discussed here before.
     
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    worldbackwards A unique snowflake

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    We were talking about Coyne before and he has made statements on Twitter about PACE that suggest he is fully on top of this. Would be nice to see something in depth though, I agree.
     
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    Perhaps someone familiar with Twitter could encourage Coyne to write an article?
     
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  9. Bob

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    It might be better to send an email.
     
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