California man with 'Elephant Man' syndrome once joined circus, has had over 30 surgeries: 'I was dead inside'

Fox News Flash top headlines for Sept. 16 Fox News Flash top headlines for Sept. 16 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com When Eddy Newton was 3 years old, he developed a red blotch on his face. Then a lump under his right eye. His mother shuffled him from doctor to doctor, hospital to hospital until a biopsy […]

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Snout dated: Slow-evolving elephant shark offers new insights into human physiology

The mineralocortoid receptor (MR) regulates water and sodium transport throughout cells and tissues, which is critical for controlling blood pressure and so, not surprisingly, the MR is common to all vertebrate animals. Aldosterone, which is a physiological steroid for land vertebrate MRs, evolved in lungfish (forerunners of land vertebrates), suggesting that the evolution of aldosterone was important in the conquest […]

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