Category Archives: Dr. Ali’s Cholesterol Course

No Evidence for Benefits of Non-Emergency Coronary Stents

Majid Ali, M.D. Is There Any Evidence That Coronary Artery Stents Work? No, there is no evidence that coronary artery stents work, except in true emergency. This what the New York Times told its readers on June 23, 2015. This is not a news for individuals who know that heart attacks are metabolic problems. They are not caused by plumbing

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Cholesterol Deceptions – The New York Times Should Apologize But Does Not

  Majid Ali, M.D. Here are two established scientific facts of biology of cholesterol: (1) Healthy cholesterol prevents coronary heart disease; and (2) Unhealthy (oxidized) cholesterol (damages cells circulating in the blood and those lining the inner surfaces of blood vessels, and initiates cascades of molecular events that lead to heart attacks. It is profoundly saddening that companies making cholesterol

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FDA Approves $150 Billion a Year Drugs and Admits Lack of Proof of Their Efficacy

Majid Ali, M.D. The  PCSK9 Gene Cholesterol Drugs Without Proven Benefits No, I do not seek cheap thrills. Consider these quote from The New York Times of June 10, 2015: The F.D.A. usually follows the recommendations of its advisory panels, but not always. The agency says that if it approves the drugs based on their effects on cholesterol, the approval

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Majid Ali, M.D. Heart disease begins as a heart overdriven state. When overdriven for several months or years, it becomes dysfunctional. The clinical features of this dysfunction may be heart palpitations, skipped or premature heart beats, shortness of breath on exertion, and later chest pain (angina). Heart disease is not a plumbing problem to be treated with coronary stents and

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Cholesterol Deceptions Recognized by Mainstream Doctors – Years Too Late

Majid Ali, M.D. Not as effective nor as safe as we have been led to believe, say two Cholesterol Experts Dr. David M. Diamond and Dr. Uffe Ravnskov add their voices to mainstream doctors who see through cholesterol deceptions. Dr.  Diamond is a professor of psychology, molecular pharmacology and physiology at the University of South Florida, and Dr. Ravnskov is an independent health researcher

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