Category Archives: Oxygen Models of Diseases

Oxygen Model of Every Disease

: Majid Ali, M.D. Oxygen Governs the Production and Functions of growth factors, Which Preserve the Health of Cell Populations of the Body. “It seems that growth factors may instruct blood-cell progenitors to develop into specific mature cell types, actively determining lineage choice. But is this reductionist view of cell fate overly simplistic?”  The above quote is taken from an

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Oxygen Model of Holism in Integrative Medicine

Majid Ali, M.D.  The Oxygen Model of Holism in Integrative Medicine is an extension of my Oxygen Model of Health and Disease. It is a unifying model that explain all aspects of the multiple disease processes that may co-exist as co-morbidities—clinical course, consequences, and control—on the basis of disturbed oxygen function. The most important among these compromised and/or blocked functions are: (1)

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Impaired Krebs Cycle

Majid Ali, M.D. Krebs Cycle is a cycle of cellular catalysts that break down food substances to release ATP energy. Since all chronic diseases are energy dysfunctions, they can be considered to be Krebs cycle disorders. Of central importance in cellular energetics is the Krebs (citric acid, tricarboxylic acid) cycle. In health, this cycle is the true crossroads of both anabolic

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Oxygen, Oxygen, Oxygen

Majid Ali, M.D. My Oxygen Model of Diseases are extensions of my Oxygen Model of Health and Disease. It is a unifying model that explains all aspects of chronic diseases—causes, clinical course, consequences, and control—on the basis of disturbed oxygen function. The most important among these compromised and/or blocked functions are: (1) oxygen signaling; (2) oxygen’s ATP energy generation; (3) oxygen’s

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The Oxygen Model of Every Chronic Disease

Majid Ali, M.D. How can there be a single model of all diseases? I anticipate the question. Aren’t medical models proposed to reduce complexities of scientific knowledge of human biology to workable simplicities in clinical medicine? I expect that question as well. If there is a single model for all chronic disease, doesn’t that mean that there would a single

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Molecular Biology of Oxygen – Selected Citations

Majid Ali, M.D. Below is a list of elected citations relevant to molecular biology of oxygen from my own writings and from other sources. 1. . Ali M. Spontaneity of Oxidation in Nature and Aging. Monograph, Teaneck, New Jersey, 1983. 2. Ali M. The agony and death of cell. Syllabus of the Instruction Course of the American Academy of Environmental

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