Regular electroacupuncture treatment can lower hypertension by increasing the release of a kind of opioid in the brainstem region that controls blood pressure, UC Irvine Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine researchers show.
After more than a decade of work helping patients like Allen Fremont, Dr. Sai-hong Ignatius Ou has gained FDA approval for a drug treatment that targets mutations of non-small cell lung cancers.
There's no cure for Crohn's disease, but UC Irvine Health inflammatory bowel disease experts help Cary Goronkin manage his condition.
Gordon and Christine McLaren’s research advances are improving the prognosis for a hereditary blood-iron overload disorder.
UC Irvine Healthcare nurse practitioner Karen Sommers devotes herself to caring for leukemia patients at the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.
In celebration of World PI Week, Dr. Sudhir Gupta and his staff hold a brief reception at the Jeffrey Modell Diagnostic Center for Primary Immunodeficiency, releasing 100 helium-filled balloons into the sky in a gesture of worldwide support for diseases affecting the body's immune system.