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.
Irritable bowel syndrome is one of the most common conditions in the western world, but not very well known. We spoke with Dr. Thomas Frieling about such persistent intestinal symptoms that have no identifiable cause.
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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