Review: 'Through the Shadowlands’ describes Julie Rehmeyer's ME/CFS Odyssey
I should note at the outset that this review is based on an audio version of the galleys and the epilogue from the finished work. Julie Rehmeyer sent me the final version as a PDF, but for some reason my text to voice software (Kurzweil) had issues with it. I understand that it is...
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Discussion in 'Action Alerts and Advocacy' started by Kati, Jul 9, 2016.

  1. Kati

    Kati Patient in training

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    TigerLilea Senior Member

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    I posted a comment but it needs to be screened first. Hopefully they will fix the typo.
     
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  3. JohnCB

    JohnCB Immoderate

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    As I am sure regular posters to PR know, you rely should not really on a smell checker, you need to proofread your work properly. It really does save a lot of grief.
     
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    shannah Senior Member

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    Murphy's Law?

    They have a chat feature but there's no one there right now. I sent them an email.
     
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  5. Kati

    Kati Patient in training

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    It is a publication from India.

    I have tweeted their article title was wrong and also alerted dr Hanson on twitter.
     
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    Bob

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    Be careful if visiting their "contact us" page - it tries to automatically download a file - probably harmless, but I'm not sure.

    This is their email address, in case anyone wants to send them an email: feedback@business-standard.com
     
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  7. GreyOwl

    GreyOwl Dx: strong belief system, avoidance, hypervigilant

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    :lol:
    Typo I know, but made me smile. :)
     
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  8. TigerLilea

    TigerLilea Senior Member

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    It's also Saturday so we'll probably have to wait until Monday for any responses.
     
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    shannah Senior Member

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    Title is corrected as of this morning.
     
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    The title may now be correct. But, had it been "corrected", it would now read: "Study offers evidence that CFS is not a psychological illness". Instead, the new title is: "Gut bacteria are different in people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome" -- definitely not as powerful a headline as the former. Makes me wonder what their motivation/direction was in doing so.
     
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    I could have sworn when I looked at it a few hours ago it said exactly that... counter lobbying or am I going mad? o_O
     
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    shannah Senior Member

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    @Old Bones @ryan31337

    You are right Ryan. It did say exactly that. "Study offers evidence that CFS is not a psychological illness".

    Looks like they've changed it again. Being in India, perhaps they wanted to avoid any further confusion.
     
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