A monkey, residing in San Diego Zoo had a diabetes. He was trained to welcome multiple blood sampling and insulin injections daily. Soon, he became a role model for children with diabetes, who were unenthusiastic about injections.
Nail biting has been associated with a better functioning immune system because of the exposure to germs on a small scale that your body can build antibodies to.
An increasingly dark sense of humor can be an early sign of dementia.
A cat named Pudding saved his new owner’s life just hours after his adoption. The Wisconsin resident originally had no intention of actually adopting one of the animals but had a strong attraction to Pudding who later that evening saved her from a diabetic seizure.
There’s a service called “Cleaning for a Reason” in the U.S. and Canada that cleans the houses of women with cancer for free so they can focus on their health.
There was a man named Robert Willner who stuck his finger with HIV infected blood in an attempt to prove that AIDS is not caused by HIV retrovirus.
A 2.5 year old girl, Michelle Funk fell into a creek and was submerged for 66 minutes. When rescuers arrived she didn’t have pulse and was not breathing. 3+ hours after that, her blood was warmed. When it reached 77 degrees F. she came back to life and is still living to this day.