The Echelon Health Blog. An informed view on the world of Personal Health Assessment.
Pancreatic cancer diagnosis in London - Echelon Health

Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis And Symptoms

By Echelon Health

Pancreatic cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer-related deaths, with a one-year survival rate is just 20% and a 10-year survival rate of just 1%. This is due to a…

what is atherosclerosis - heart screening in London -Echelon Health

What Is Atherosclerosis? Heart screening in London

By Echelon Health

Our lives depend on our heart continuing to beat roughly 100,000 times a day. We all know it’s important to take care of our hearts. Unfortunately, coronary heart disease (CHD)…

brain tumour diagnosis and symptoms - Echelon Health

Brain Tumour Diagnosis and Symptoms


The term brain tumour refers to a growth of cells in the brain that multiplies in an abnormal and uncontrolled way. However, technically speaking, there are many different types of…

CT scan for cancer detection - Echelon Health

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

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

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

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…

Causes of cancer. Cancer screening in London - Echelon Health

Causes of Cancer: Cancer Screening in London

By Sophia Daly

Cancer can form almost anywhere in the body and there are hundreds of different types. There are also many causes of cancer and, as you’ll know if you read the…

blood sample - Covid-19 antibody test- Echelon Health

Covid-19 Antibody Test now available from Echelon Health

By Echelon Health

We have been keeping a close eye on developments at Echelon Health regarding Covid-19 antibody tests and we are pleased to tell you that our Medical Director has identified a…

man sunbathing - preventative health assessment London - Echelon Health

Why you’re probably deficient in vitamin D

By Sophia Daly

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…