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.
Ohio has executed its first inmate since a botched lethal injection more than three years ago. The execution paves the way for as many as 26 more in the state by 2020.
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