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PREVENTION, civil and French law. The right of a judge to take cognizance of an action over which he has concurrent jurisdiction with another judge.
     2. In Pennsylvania it has been ruled that a justice of the peace cannot take cognizance of a cause which has been previously decided by another justice. 2 Dall. 77; Id. 114.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Therefore, optimal primary prevention with cardiovascular risk assessment as cornerstone should remain a priority.
Guidelines by American Task Force also recommend the use of Aspirin for primary prevention and it is also recommended by various professional body Guidelines.
Caption: Primary prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease
A take-home message is that the full impact on disease burden of primary prevention that targets the early stages of these pathogenesis of AD on clinical disease burden may not be realized for decades." Decreasing preclinical conversion to MCI with a secondary prevention strategy would result in the highest AD prevalence reduction for most of the period.
The other major, new recommendations in the guideline deal with aspirin use for primary prevention; several recent studies showed less cardiovascular benefit and more potential bleeding harm from routine aspirin prophylaxis than previously appreciated.
"There still may be specific circumstances where the benefits would outweigh the risks in primary prevention," he says.
Data from the UKPDS33, ADVANCE, ACCORD, and VADT studies were analyzed to identify the specific cut point of HbA1c reduction that had a nonglycemic beneficial effect in two groups: (1) ASCVD primary prevention and (2) ASCVD secondary prevention or very high risk.
KEY WORDS: Aspirin, Cardiovascular disease, Diabetes mellitus, Primary prevention, Statin.
The authors wrote that this trial (China Stroke Primary Prevention Trial; CSPPT), with data on individual baseline folate levels and MTHFR genotypes, has provided convincing evidence that baseline folate level is an important determinant of efficacy of folic acid therapy in stroke prevention.
This new finding has important implications for primary prevention, noted Dr.
Primary prevention of cervical cancer is now possible with the availability of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines targeting HPV types 16 and 18, which cause the majority of cervical cancers worldwide.
There is limited support for the use of aspirin in primary prevention of heart attacks and strokes, but there is strong evidence for the use of low dose aspirin in secondary prevention of cardiac events, and this is possibly where aspirin can maintain its forte.