Book details

208 Pages
Publication date: January 2014
Imprint: Ecowin
Kurt Langbein

White Paper Healing

When Modern Medicine Is Powerless

How is it possible that terminally ill people regain their health?

When patients make a full recovery without any therapeutic treatment, doctors are faced with a mystery: The body itself has made an illness disappear. In no perceptible way did modern medicine contribute to that. Such spontaneous recoveries occur time and again since after all, our body possesses its own organisms to survive illnesses and injuries at its disposal. Alternative healing methods can support these self-healing powers.

Kurt Langbein, one of the most renowned medical journalists and himself a cancer survivor, asks himself the question: How does healing work – and what does our psyche contribute to it? Empathetically and open to the wonders of life, yet scientifically substantiated, he seeks answers to the questions of how we can make our body heal itself and what part medical practitioners and healers play in that.


Kurt Langbein

Kurt Langbein was born in Budapest in 1953 and studied Sociology in Vienna. From 1979 until 1989, he was editor for TV reportages at the ORF, and head of the science desk at the news magazine profil from 1989 until 1992. Since 1992, he has been managing partner at the production company Langbein & Partner Media. Among others, he has authored the bestselling works “Bitter Pills” – one of the most successful non-fiction titles in the German language with 2.7 million sold copies – and “Six Feet Above – On Life with Cancer”, in which he writes about his personal fight with cancer. In 2013, Kurt Langbein was awarded the Axel-Corti-Prize for his dedicated and critical TV reports.

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