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The Echelon Health Blog. An informed view on the world of Personal Health Assessment.
Aug
13

Celebrating the importance of vaccines – different preventive methods for health

By Echelon Health

It may be National Immunisation Awareness Month only in the US, but for us living in the UK it has been almost a month since the fabled ‘Freedom Day’. The…

Aug
04

Preventive Breast Screening Allows Mothers To Reap The Benefits Of Breastfeeding

By Echelon Health

Regardless of your biological sex, all humans have a small amount of breast tissue. The breast lays over your chest muscles and is made up of fatty tissue and connective…

Jul
28

CEOs and Stress Related Heart Disease – Prevention Is The Way Forward

By Echelon Health

Jim Near, Jerald Fishman, Ranjan Das, James Cantalupo. What do these names have in common? Well, they were once CEOs of high-profile companies all around the world. Further still, they…

Jul
12

What can a heart scan detect?

By Echelon Health

What is a heart scan? A heart scan, sometimes referred to as a coronary calcium scan, is a test that uses specialised X-ray – usually computerised tomography (CT scan) or…

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Jun
09

Glowing praise for Echelon Health by former Dragon’s Den star, James Caan CBE

By Echelon Health

Those of you who follow former Dragon’s Den panelist, serial entrepreneur and philanthropist James Caan CBE will have seen his glowing praise of Echelon Health today. Mr Caan is one…

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May
05

Corporate health screenings

By Echelon Health

Since the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic, it has now become more important than ever for us to look after our health. Both people and organisations have to adapt to…

What is a DEXA scan?
Apr
23

What is a DEXA scan?

By Echelon Health

What is a DEXA scan? A DEXA scan – or dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry – is also known as a bone density scan. It is a medical imaging test that is…

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Apr
09

Choosing The Best Private Health Check: A Helpful Guide

By Echelon Health

Private health checks are a great way to monitor your health to help you make important lifestyle choices for the future. However, choosing the right private health clinic can be…

Mar
30

How to ensure good kidney health

By Echelon Health

The kidneys are the organs responsible for filtering waste products, excess water, and other impurities from your blood. These waste products are stored in the bladder and later expelled through…

Mar
29

Nicotine: The good, the bad and the ugly

By Echelon Health

Nicotine is a chemical that contains nitrogen, which is made by several types of plants, including the tobacco plant. It is also produced synthetically. Nicotiana tabacum, the type of nicotine…

Mar
19

Can bad oral hygiene pose a serious health risk? Oral hygiene and heart disease

By Echelon Health

From a young age, the importance of good oral health has been drilled into us- whether that be at school, by our parents or our trusty dentist. The norm is…

Mar
17

World Sleep Day: Tips & advice

By Echelon Health

Sleep, glorious sleep. Whether or not you get the recommended 8-9 hours a night, we all need a certain amount of it to allow the body to repair, restore and…