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human body
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…

woman
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…

blood cell
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…

quarts
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…

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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…

Breastfeeding
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…

heart beat
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…

heart
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…

Echelon Health James Caan CBE Landscape 2 June 2021
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…

corporate health assessments
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…

private healthcare assessment london
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…