Every year LAI organizes “Run for Heart” on the occasion of World Heart Day to create awareness in public about cardiovascular diseases. World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that by 2020 more than 50% of cardiac patients worldwide will be Indians.

Are you aware of the health benefits of regular exercise?up to a 35% lower risk of coronary heart disease and stroke

  • up to a 50% lower risk of type 2 diabetes
  • up to a 50% lower risk of colon cancer
  • up to a 20% lower risk of breast cancer
  • a 30% lower risk of early death
  • up to an 83% lower risk of osteoarthritis
  • up to a 68% lower risk of hip fracture
  • a 30% lower risk of falls (among older adults)
  • up to a 30% lower risk of depression
  • up to a 30% lower risk of dementia

Courtesy: National Health Services (NHS), UK