MedShadow Features

Do Weight Loss Drugs and Supplements Really Work?

December 22, 2016
Do Weight Loss Drugs and Supplements Really Work?

You’ve likely read or heard of drugs and supplements that purport to help you lose weight. But do any of them actually do what they claim to?

Limitless? The Difficulty in Tracking Drug Adverse Events in Trials

December 19, 2016
Limitless?: The Difficulty in Tracking Drug Adverse Events in Trials

Pharmaceutical companies are under little pressure to report all adverse events observed in drug clinical trials. If that sounds like trying to hide side effects, it’s because it is.

Hide and Don’t Seek: Why Are Many Drug Side Effects Kept From the Public?

December 15, 2016
Hide and Don’t Seek: Why Are Many Drug Side Effects Kept From the Public?

Many side effects are discovered during clinical trials but hidden in obscure locations or with drug companies and are not publicly reported. This is wrong.

Blood Pressure Drugs Can Be Sabotaged by Common Meds

December 8, 2016
Blood Pressure Drugs Can Be Sabotaged by Common Meds

If you take medication to control your blood pressure, you might not know other drugs and even herbs can interact with them causing serious side effects.

5 Drug Classes That May Cause Depression

December 1, 2016
5 Drug Classes That May Cause Depression

You may not have even thought about it, but some drugs may actually cause you to have depression as a side effect.

Natural Ways to Ease Heartburn on Thanksgiving

November 21, 2016
Natural Ways to Ease Heartburn on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is synonymous with turkey, family, and unfortunately, heartburn. Find out ways to ease that fiery feeling in your stomach without resorting to meds.

What Is Irritable Bowel Syndrome and How Best to Treat It?

November 17, 2016
What Is Irritable Bowel Syndrome and How Best to Treat It?

You probably have heard of irritable bowel syndrome but what exactly is it? And what are the best ways to treat it.