Rita Aghjayan

Assistant Editor

Rita Aghjayan is a graduate from Pace University in NYC with a BS in Biology and MS in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. She is the assistant editor for the Clinical Advisor. 

Most Recent Articles by Rita Aghjayan

Ovarian cancer risk reduced with oral contraceptives

Ovarian cancer risk reduced with oral contraceptives

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The use of oral contraceptives did not reduce the risks of breast cancer or colorectal cancer.

Primary gastrinomas of the hepatobiliary tract may occur in patients with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome

Primary gastrinomas of the hepatobiliary tract may occur in patients with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome

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Lymph nodes proximal to hepatic or biliary gastrinomas will likely require extraction as many in the surround region will have metastasized.

Patent foramen ovale associated with stroke risk after noncardiac surgery

Patent foramen ovale associated with stroke risk after noncardiac surgery

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Patients diagnosed with PFO prior to noncardiac surgery have an elevated ischemic stroke risk.

Migraine associated with increased risk of cardiovascular events

Migraine associated with increased risk of cardiovascular events

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Migraines are linked to cardiovascular events, including myocardial infarction, VTE, and stroke.

Gestational diabetes increases T2D, hypertension, heart disease risk

Gestational diabetes increases T2D, hypertension, heart disease risk

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Women with gestational diabetes have a greater risk of developing T2D and cardiovascular events than women who were not previously diagnosed with the disease.

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