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May
08

Why you’re probably deficient in vitamin D

By Echelon Health

Between 2005 and 2015, one third of adults tested for vitamin D deficiency in the UK were found to be deficient, according to a study published in BMJ Open.  This…

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May
07

Why invest in a preventative health screening?

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According to the Office of National Statistics (ONS), a significant proportion of deaths in the UK are avoidable, treatable or preventable. The latest statistics show that 8% of total deaths…

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May
07

Why you should get a skin cancer screening

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Our skin is the largest organ in our body and a vital barrier to disease and injury. We need to protect it. As it is so exposed to the elements…

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May
04

In our Post-Covid-19 World a Full Health Check-Up makes sense

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Who would have imagined at the beginning of the year that we were going to end up in the situation we’re in now? COVID-19 has impacted our country in a…

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May
01

Brain MRI scan – everything you need to know

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Attending a brain MRI in London may seem daunting and understandably you may be nervous, but rest assured there is nothing to fear.  A brain MRI is a safe, non-invasive…

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Apr
22

Quitting smoking; why have a lung CT scan

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We all know smoking is a bad habit; it can be a comfort particularly in high-stress careers but it can result in a lung cancer diagnosis. Recently the Covid-19 pandemic…

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Apr
14

Corporate Health – impacts of work-related stress

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With high achievement comes high expectation and responsibility. The constant pressure to perform and deliver professionally as well as maintain a personal life can at times overwhelm the strongest of…

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Apr
03

Is a blood test for cancer really just around the corner?

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Blood Test for Cancer – An elegant concept There is an elegance in the concept of a single and simple blood test being able to detect early stage cancer before…

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Mar
22

Covid-19 – a guide to keeping healthy

By Echelon Health

What is Coronavirus? Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and…

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Jan
22

Not all Scanners are the same

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It is generally accepted that prevention is better than cure and the opportunity now exists with modern medical imaging to diagnose disease at an unprecedented early stage. Over the last…

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Sep
13

How to live to a ripe old age

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Most of us would like to live to see old age and enjoy it in good health with our friends and family.  This then prompts the question of what we…

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Aug
31

Prevention is always better than cure

By Echelon Health

There are some pretty sobering statistics around when it comes to many of the most likely causes of early death in the UK today. For instance, consider the following: Every…