Hypnosis instead of a pain-killing injection: researchers at the University of Trier want to know what happens in the brains of hypnotized patients. An effective treatment also depends on the subject being able to surrender control over themselves.
Hypnosis is being used increasingly in medicine – to combat pain and addictions for example. Jan Becker is a hypnotist and hypnosis coach. He often helps patients who need to lose weight or quit smoking.
Radiating pain from the outside of the elbow to the forearm and wrist is known as 'tennis elbow.' It's a common problem, but the pain can be treated.
Nearly every woman in Somaliland was subjected to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) as a child. Usually, a razor blade was applied to them without an anesthetic. Campaigners want the practice stopped.
Sound is a powerful device. It's used in war to disorientate the enemy, and in cities to hold back protesters or disperse "loitering" teenagers. Plus, it's "media friendly." So is sonic weaponry better than a gun?
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