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Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals launches 10,000 steps a day to keep heart healthy programme in Kolkata

Kolkata, Oct 3 (UNI) Apollo Gleneagles Hospital on Wednesday launched AskApollo app to create awareness among the common people, particularly the young and middle age people seeking their participation in the walkathon of 5 km from October 7.
"Any one can participate in the challenge of completing 10,000 steps per day," cardiac specialist Sushan Mukhopadhyay elaborated the
the health programme.
"The Apollo heart challenge is a healthy programme with unique personalised cardiac health management that helps to prevent the onset of heart disease and empowers individuals to better manage their heart condition," Dr Mukhopadhaya said.
''Apollo heart challenge is call to walk to good heart health with at least 10,000 steps per day per month.
''Starting with walkathon of 5 km on October 7 in north Kolkata ( Tala Park- 10,000 steps per day) it will run till November 5, 2018 and everyone who completes the challenge successfully will get 25 per cent discount on any number of healthy heart programe packages valid for one year. And for every 10 participants , who complete the challenge Apollo will provide free surgery for congenital heart problem for a child below the poverty line," vice-president Somnath Bhattacharya explained.
Average 25,000 of a million children in India below poverty line suffer congenial heart ailment across India, another cardiac specialist Suraj Pradhan said.
"A person who walks 10,000 steps a day will have bigger stroke volume, that is the amount of blood the hearth pumps per beat as compared with someone who walks just 1000 steps a day, meant a larger stroke volume is a sign of greater aerobic capacity," the medic claimed.
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Bombay HC orders EOW to register FIR against corrupt MHADA officials

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