Why Are Exercise Studies for Long Covid Still Failing to Address PEM Adequately?
By David Tuller, DrPH I have written previously about the issue of exercise studies for long Covid patients. As with the discredited PACE trial for the illness or cluster of illnesses currently being referred to as ME/CFS, the theory behind these studies posits deconditioning as a central cause of patients’ disability. This approach tends to […]
After Last Year’s Tub Talk, Here’s an Interview–Clothed–for #MEAction’s Podcast
By David Tuller, DrPH The last time I was interviewed about my work, I was sitting in a bubble bath with the guy tossing questions at me. That was, of course, my appearance last April on Tub Talks with Damon, a web series in which my friend Damon Jacobs, a gay, sex-positive psychotherapist in New […]
#MEAction’s Chronic Illness Survey; Patients’ Research Informs CDC’s Long-COVID Advice
By David Tuller, DrPH New survey to assess links between chronic conditions Jaime Seltzer, #MEAction’s Director of Scientific & Medical Outreach, has been pretty busy lately. This week, she appeared on a panel at the World Health Organization’s Long COVID webinar—alongside no less than the distinguished and always affable Professor Sir Simon Wessely. Seltzer has […]
The CDC’s Stakeholder Meeting
By David Tuller, DrPH The US Centers for Disease Control held one of its occasional briefings for ME/CFS stakeholders last week. I was unfortunately busy during that time, but #MEAction has posted a useful account of what was discussed, which you can read here. The #MEAction account includes short, helpful descriptions of a number of […]