Interview with Prof. Dr. Christoph Stein
Crohn's disease patients suffer from fatigue, abdominal pain and diarrhea. This can last days, months, or it never stops. What is the state of research? Will there be new therapies soon?
A hospital in the Netherlands is using virtual reality to alleviate the symptoms of people who suffer from chronic pain. VR glasses have long been used to try to overcome trauma and phobias.
Health is wealth, they say. But sometimes health pursuits benefit both the patient's and the doctor's fortunes. Once such case is Hungary's burgeoning wellness industry and a small-but-growing niche for foreign patients.
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.
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