Premature babies at higher risk of heart failure

Babies born prematurely run a higher risk of heart failure during childhood and adolescence than those born at full term, says a study.

"We found that the risk of heart failure was higher for individuals born preterm, and inversely correlated with duration of pregnancy, in that the earlier you're born, the greater the risk," said study lead author Hanna Carr, doctoral student at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden.

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