November 18, 2015
Coverage of the PACE trail, the way it has been reported, and the scientific debate around the results, continues to be highlighted in the press and online media.
Writing in Slate, Julie Rehmeyer reflects on responses from the M.E. community to PACE, and the NIH’s funding and research announcement.
“After so many years of scarce funding, bad science, and uncritical journalism, the events of the past few weeks have left me feeling something I’ve never felt before about this illness: hope.”
In a blog post for The Spectator, M.E. patient Tanya Marlow writes that
“patients are releasing awareness documentaries, petitioning the NHS to reform their guidelines so that fewer patients are harmed, and asking for medical journals to retract misleading claims of recovery.”