Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is, at best, an uncomfortable condition. This week, Su and Jonathan discuss opting to try changes in diet and exercise before moving on the the medicines advertised on TV. Su Robotti: Hi, my name is Su Robotti, and I’m the founder of MedShadow. Jonathan Block: Hi, I’m Jonathan Block, and I’m the content editor of MedShadow. SR: Today, we’re going to talk to you about IBS, the topic nobody likes to talk about, but people that have it, even less. IBS is irritable bowel syndrome, and you’ve probably seen lots of TV commercials. There are lots…

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This week, MedShadow founder Su Robotti and content manager Jonathan Block take a look at the FDA’s reporting system for side effects from medications, medical devices, food, cosmetics and more. They walk us through the online MedWatch form for reporting, while mentioning that there are 3 other ways to get your information to the FDA if the form doesn’t work for you. Su Robotti: Hello, and welcome to MedShadow TV. My name is Su Robotti, and I’m the founder of MedShadow. Jonathan Block: Hi, I’m Jonathan Block, and I’m the content editor at MedShadow. SR: Today, Jonathan came up with…

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SR: Hi, I’m Su Robotti and I’m the founder of MedShadow. This is Jonathan Block, the Content Editor of MedShadow. At MedShadow, we focus on the side effects and long-term effects of the medicines that we all take every day. So today, what are we going to talk about Jonathan? JB: We’re going to be talking about insomnia drugs. SR: Oh, that should keep me up. JB: It certainly should, but there are some good news about insomnia drugs, at least from the MedShadow perspective. The number of prescriptions for insomnia drugs has actually been going down in recent years.…

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Su Robotti: Hi, I’m Su Robotti and I’m the founder of MedShadow, and this is Jonathan Block, who is the content editor or MedShadow. At the MedShadow, we focus on what are the side effects of the medicines that we all take every day, both over-the-counter medicines and prescription. But today, we’re actually going to talk about placebos, not medicines, those fake medicines or sugar pills. What did we find out, Jonathan? Jonathan Block: It’s interesting because there was a time when you think about placebo is you talk about them in reference to clinical trials where an active drug…

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Hi I am Su Robotti. I am the founder of MedShadow Foundation. I am here today with Jonathan Block our content manager for MedShadow. And today we are going to talk about. JB: About an amendment that was proposed to the Republican Party platform last week known as the Right to Try laws. With this would do is, it would allow more people to get access to experimental drugs. That is, drugs that are still being tested and not been formally approved by the FDA, but nonetheless people who are gravely ill want access to them because if you are…

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In Episode 1, founder Su Robotti and editor Jonathan Block discuss the AspireAssist medical device.— “mechanized bulimia” or a useful obesity fighter? Su: Hi I am Su Robotti and I am the founder of MedShadow Foundation. This is Jonathan Block who is the content editor for MedShadow Foundation. We inform the public about the side effects and long-term effects of the medicine that we all take, both over-the-counter medicines and prescription medicine. Today we are going to talk about… Jonathan: A recently approved by the FDA a stomach pump that actually sucks food out of your stomach it is known…

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