Typhoid Mary: How a women killed 3 people without knowing

In the early 20th century the Irish woman Mary Mallon, known as “Typhoid Mary”, became infected with typhoid fever and became the first person in the US to be infected with the bacterium, but not to fall ill with it. Due to her ignorance, she infected more than 100 people with the deadly disease and caused the death of several friends and acquaintances.

The Worlds First Head Transplantation is Becoming Reality

Young Valery Spiridonov – only 30 years old in 2015 – suffers from the rare disease of muscular atrophy, which leads to...

SMS-lifesavers: How Stockholm fights death

If a person goes into cardiac arrest, it means that the heart stops beating. The blood circulation comes to a standstill, and the...

A cure for AIDS: The story of Timothy Ray Browns

AIDS stands for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and is caused by the HI virus (human immunodeficiency virus). In 2012, approximately 35 million...

Social Media


Subscribe to our newsletter

Join our Facts Army and always receive our latest facts and stories.