Medical Science

The Echelon Health Blog. An informed view on the world of Personal Health Assessment.
Sep 20

The Global Hypertension Crisis: How to prevent high blood pressure

By Kornelija Dedelaite

Hypertension, often dubbed the “silent killer,” has emerged as a major global health crisis, with staggering statistics that demand immediate attention. Hypertension refers to high blood pressure, which often doesn’t…

Sep 13

Lung cancer – can it be prevented?

By Kornelija Dedelaite

Preventing lung cancer entirely is not feasible as it is not like bacteria you can vaccinate against. However, there are specific measures you can take in order to reduce lung…

Sep 06

The Ultimate Guide to Private Health Checks: Your Path to Preventive Wellness

By Kornelija Dedelaite

In today’s fast-paced world, maintaining optimal health is paramount. The proactive approach to health and well-being involves eating well and exercising, along with one of the most important things; a…

Aug 30

The Impact Of COVID-19 On Heart Health: Do COVID Heart Problems Exist?

By Echelon Health

The coronavirus pandemic impacted millions of people across the UK and, even today, it is still causing health issues through what’s known as long COVID. Long COVID remains a relatively…

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Aug 16

How artificial intelligence is transforming healthcare

By Sophie Dalton

Technology has vastly improved medicine over time and has allowed huge advancements in both treatment and diagnosis. In today’s world, we have reached such a time that artificial intelligence is…

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Aug 09

The Truth About Preventive Health Assessments

By Kornelija Dedelaite

We all know that prevention is better than cure. Often it is easier to prevent disease from developing into something more serious, than providing treatment, especially if the disease has…

Aug 02

The Impact of Osteoporosis on Men And Women

By Echelon Health

Osteoporosis is a health condition that impacts over three million people in the UK, including both men and women.  Characterised by a decrease in bone density, the condition effectively weakens…

Jul 19

Ovarian health and ovarian cancer

By Echelon Health

How often do you think about your ovarian health? It’s likely that ovarian health isn’t at the forefront of your mind, with more immediate health problems and day-to-day stresses occupying…

Jul 05

The GRAIL Galleri blood test for cancer detection – is it as good as it claims?

By Paul Jenkins

Need for effective cancer screening in the UK We all accept that prevention is better than cure and this is never more so than in cancer survival. The earlier one…

Jun 28

Understanding Gender Differences in Heart Disease: Importance of Preventive Health Assessments

By Kornelija Dedelaite

Heart disease is a leading cause of death worldwide, affecting both men and women. However, it’s important to recognise that heart disease can manifest differently in each gender. Understanding these…

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Jun 21

Prioritising Your Heart Health: Unveiling the Power of Health Assessments

By Kornelija Dedelaite

The world tends to move very fast, and you may forget to reflect on the importance of your health. Stress, sedentary lifestyles, and unhealthy dietary habits have become the norm…

Jun 07

What To Expect During a Mammogram: a Step-by-step Guide

By Echelon Health

A mammogram is a type of X-ray used to examine breast tissue for any signs of breast cancer. It is a crucial tool in the early detection and diagnosis of…