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      What Is Parkinson’s Disease? Parkinson’s disease is a disorder caused when nerves in your brain start to deteriorate. Nerves in your brain normally produce a chemical called dopamine to give you the ability to control your movements, body, and emotions. When you have Parkinson’s disease, your brain slowly stops producing dopamine. Therefore, over time, ...
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    An experimental gene therapy for a rare hereditary form of blindness is a step closer to reality. An FDA advisory panel voted unanimously Thursday to recommend approval of a groundbreaking treatment for people with a faulty gene that impairs vision. It would be the first gene therapy in the U.S. for an inherited disease. The ...