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Heart CT scan in London - Echelon Health
Jul
15

Heart CT Scan in London – What To Expect

By Echelon Health

According to the British Heart Foundation, 115,000 cases of heart and circulatory disease could be prevented over the next decade if early detection of precursors to heart disease, like atherosclerosis…

Prostate cancer test in London - Echelon Health
Jul
13

Prostate Cancer Test in London: Symptoms and Diagnosis

By Echelon Health

As the name suggests, prostate cancer forms in the prostate, the walnut-shaped gland in men that is responsible for producing seminal fluid and transporting sperm. It is the most common…

Heart CT scan in London - Echelon Health
Jun
23

The Benefits of a CT Scan for Cancer Detection

By Echelon Health

In the not-so-distant past, the diagnosis of cancer was seen as a death sentence. With a lack of treatment options, a poor understanding of the disease and underdeveloped imaging techniques,…

Cancer screening in London - How is cancer diagnosed? - Echelon Health
Jun
18

How is cancer diagnosed? Cancer screening in London

By Sophia Daly

Cancer is an abnormal growth of cells which proliferate in an uncontrolled way and, in some cases, metastasize (spread). There are hundreds of different types of cancer and most are…

what causes sciatica? Sciatica diagnosis in London - Echelon Health
Jun
16

What causes sciatica? Sciatica diagnosis in London

By Sophia Daly

Sciatica refers to a radiating pain along the sciatic nerves – the two longest nerves in the body  stretching from your lower back through your hips and down each leg….

EOS scan London - what is an EOS scan - Echelon Health
Jun
15

What is an EOS scan? EOS scan in London

By Sophia Daly

An EOS scanner is a very sophisticated CT scanner ideal for imaging the musculoskeletal system whilst the patient is in a weight-bearing position. This makes it fantastic for assessing conditions…

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Jun
08

Why it’s the perfect time for a preventative health check

By Echelon Health

We find ourselves in the midst of a phase in our history that none of us expected to ever see. The Coronavirus pandemic has caused massive dislocation to so many…

Echelon Health - CT Scan Control Room - Preventative Health Assessment
Jun
08

It’s the perfect time for a Preventative Health Assessment

By Echelon Health

According to the Office of National Statistics (ONS), 8% of total deaths in the UK in 2018, equating to 50,000 deaths, were caused by diseases that would have been treatable…

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May
28

Covid 19 Antibody Testing – an important update

By Echelon Health

The world of Covid-19 is nothing if not fast moving. Within the last couple of weeks following the decision by PHE to validate two Covid 19 antibody tests, companies began…

Wellbeing at work 2020 -Echelon Health
May
25

Wellbeing at work – why firms should take care of their people

By Echelon Health

Do businesses save money by doing the bare minimum for their employees? Some firms might take this approach, but what they gain by paying lower wages and not caring for…