For some people going to the dentist is a nightmare. Increasingly, hypnosis is being used to help phobics. Researchers at Freiburg's university clinic are researching how the brain reacts under hypnosis to suppress feelings of pain and anxiety.
I used to believe hypnosis was utter nonsense, something that esoteric people with swinging pendulums do. However, a self-experiment taught me how wrong I was. Medical hypnosis can actually work. Larissa Warneck reports.
Harps are played for the dying in an unusual form of musical palliative care. How does one of the world's oldest string instruments serve as a comfort during our last moments?
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