Childhood Heart Defects Linked to Premature Dementia

People born with heart defects may be at a higher risk of developing premature dementia that starts before 65 years of age, finds a new study published in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation. With advancement in medicine, children born with heart defects survive into adulthood. According to a 2016 study published in Circulation, nearly 1.4 million adults are living with heart defects in the United States.

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