Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing trauma therapy doesn't just help treat psychological trauma. Doctors have shown that EMDR can be used to treat chronic pain.
Research by Boston University's School of Medicine in the USA suggests optimists have a 50 percent chance of living longer than pessimists. The study fills DW's Zulfikar Abbany with dread.
There are many reasons a person may suffer bouts of shaking or cramps, though hydration and rest can often alleviate the affliction. Uncontrollable shaking is not necessarily a sign of serious illness, but it can be.
This week, the World Health Organization will adopt its new International Classification of Diseases. One point of bitter contention: whether Traditional Chinese medicine should be recognized for treatments.
Cannabis has been legalized for medical use in Britain. But prices are high and many desperate patients still can't get their hands on it. The industry still has a long way to go — as do lawmakers.
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