Opposing MEGA

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Opposing MEGA, also known as OMEGA, is a group opposing “bad science” within ME/CFS research, in particular opposing the M.E./CFS Epidemiology and Genomics Alliance (MEGA).[1]

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Opposing MEGA was founded as a reaction to the MEGA petition, in which a group of researchers attempted to get members of the public to call for greater funding for ME/CFS.[2][1] Despite the biomedical name the researchers and clinicians behind MEGA had a prior history of psychosocial and biopsychosocial research and of ignoring biomedical findings. Patient concern led to organized opposition to the MEGA project, including the development of the Opposing MEGA petition.[1]

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  • Wikipedia

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Opposing MEGA. "Opposing MEGA (OMEGA)". OMEGA. Retrieved January 20, 2019.
  2. "Opposing MEGA". facebook.com. Retrieved January 20, 2019.