Category Archives: Dr. Ali’s Course on the Brain

Dr. Ali’s Course on Brain

Majid Ali, M.D. This course offers articles on the brain and mental health suitable for individuals without biology backgrounds as well as for those with varying levels of study of biology and human nervous system. For the beginniners, I suggest an article in this course entitled “The Brain: Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology.” Articles addressing the following issues are posted on

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The Stroke Belt

Majid Ali, M.D. The Stroke Belt in the United States is region with a higher incidence of stroke than other regions of the country. This region includes the following eight southern states of the U.S.: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. Two recent federally supported studies published in Annals of Neurology showed that risk of

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The Oxygen Model of Alzheimer’s Disease

Majid Ali, M.D. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a condition of brain cell loss that results in shrinking of the brain. It robs the person of his personality, memory, judgment, dignity, and identity. AD leaves its victims helpless , leaves them and hapless, unable to care for themselves or anyone else. Men and women with AD lose their spouses, and their

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Prevention of Premature Aging of the Brain

Majid Ali, M.D. A healthy brain breathes its oxygen freely. A brain sickens when it cannot breathes its oxygen freely. When a brain cell does not breathe its oxygen freely, it begins to ferment, produce acids and alcohols, increase its free radical activity, and thicken its innard fluids. This, simply stated is the story of premature aging of the brain.

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