8 Hacks for Writing a Plain Language Summary

A plain language summary (PLS)—also known as a lay summary or trial results summary—is a piece of writing that briefly explains the who, what, when, where, why, and how of clinical trials… {Shared byline: By Julie Henderson and T. DeLene Beeland}

Can Light Therapy Help People with Insomnia?

Bright light therapy, or just light therapy, can help some people change when they sleep. It can be useful for people who have an irregular sleep-wake cycle. This cycle is also called the circadian rhythm.1-3 Light therapy can be useful for people who have trouble falling asleep or those who wake up earlier than they […]

Poor Sleep and IBD: Are They Linked?

You are not imagining things. That poor night’s sleep may have made your inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) worse. Poor sleep can increase the risk of IBD relapses and flares. And IBD may also disturb your shut-eye.1 Learning more about the close relationship between IBD and sleep may help you manage your symptoms.