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The Echelon Health Blog. An informed view on the world of Personal Health Assessment.
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Nov
24

Five key areas to check during an important health assessment

By Echelon Health

Just as your car needs an engine check or an oil change before important trips, holidays or during a general MOT, your body also needs maintenance and care throughout the…

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Nov
17

Exploring men’s health – can a private health check help?

By Echelon Health

Movember is known well throughout the world as the month where people raise awareness for men’s health. Over the years it has become more geared towards prostate cancer, however, that…

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Nov
10

Five reasons Radiology is important in healthcare

By Echelon Health

Radiology and radiography are the branches of medicine that focus on imaging technology to detect, diagnose, and treat disease. At Echelon Health, we recognise that there is not one scan…

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Nov
04

Effects Of Stress On The Heart

By Echelon Health

How much does stress affect the heart? It is understood that stress can contribute to high blood pressure, which itself is a risk factor for heart attacks and strokes. And…

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Oct
20

Preventing and diagnosing Osteoporosis – World Osteoporosis Day

By Echelon Health

What is osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a disease that affects your bones. It makes them fragile and more likely to break. Osteoporosis develops slowly over a long time and is usually…

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Oct
13

Benefits of a private health check and what to expect

By Echelon Health

There is no doubt that everyone wants to live a long and healthy life. Spending time with family and friends without disturbances is ideal. Unfortunately, many of us may not…

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Oct
07

How information helps tackle and prevent breast cancer

By Echelon Health

October marks the annual Breast Cancer Awareness month. At Echelon Health, we know how important it is to be informed ourselves about cancer, how it can affect us and what…

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Sep
29

Heart Disease Prevention At Any Age

By Echelon Health

Heart disease no longer affects just older adults. Younger people are affected by heart disease more and more each year. This is in part due to the increased occurrence of…

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Sep
15

Risk of Lymphoma Rises With Old Age – World Lymphoma Awareness Day

By Echelon Health

Blood cancer awareness month continues in September and here we are with the second instalment of our two-part series, this time all about Lymphoma. Since its launch in 2004 World…

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Sep
09

Over 40s health check – what you should expect from a private health assessment

By Echelon Health

Benjamin Franklin once said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”, and while he was talking about fire prevention, it also applies perfectly to your health. Health…

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Sep
03

Dangerous blood cancers in adults – Blood cancer awareness week

By Echelon Health

September starts with Blood Cancer awareness week, so let’s talk about it. In this two-part blog, we will break down the types of blood cancer that humans are at risk…

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Aug
19

All About Skin Cancer – Awareness Is The Best Defence

By Echelon Health

What is skin cancer? Skin cancer occurs when there is out-of-control growth of mutated, abnormal cells in the outermost layer of skin, called the epidermis. It is caused by unrepaired…