If alcoholism is a disease then where is the evidence? While researchers have not yet found a pathogen which proves that addiction is a chronic disease, a psychologist from Harvard now stipulated that the neurological changes in an addict's brain are causes rather than symptoms of addiction.
New findings suggest that epilepsy might result from a single gene mutation. Experiments carried out in mice suggest that a gene is implicated in the abnormal burst of electrical activity in the brain without any underlying neurological condition. These findings might help develop new treatments.