Gudula Steiner-Junker believes in the healing power of humor. In addition to offering special workshops on laughter, she also pays regular visits to patients at Mainz’s university hospital to help brighten up their day.
On Thursday, more than 500 doctors will meet in Bremen for the 165th Annual Congress of Homeopathic Doctors. It’s scandalous that medical professionals still adhere to such superstitions, says DW's Fabian Schmidt.
People who become severely ill in the poorer EU countries lose out twice: They have to fight not only against their illness, but also against a medical undersupply that often has rather strange causes.
Thousands in Venezuela are dying of totally preventable illnesses. Hospitals and pharmacies now lack a majority of medicines. The black market for medicines on social media is as tragic as it is transparent.
Despite progress in the treatment of the illness, it remains a serious worldwide threat. The Fifth Gala for the German AIDS Foundation joins the fight against the disease - with an arsenal of singing and laughter.
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