By David Tuller, DrPH
In early April, I wrote about a study published in the Journal of Psychosomatic Research—a one-year follow-up of the GETSET trial of self-help graded exercise therapy for ME/CFS. The investigators had previously reported short-term benefits for the intervention. In this new paper, despite no benefits of the intervention over regular care, the team reported success because the intervention arm did not score worse than it had at 12 weeks. Needless to say, this is not the proper way to report clinical trial results.