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

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…

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May
08

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…

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May
07

Why you should get a skin cancer screening

By Sophia Daly

Our skin is the largest organ in our body and a vital barrier to disease and injury. We need to protect it. As it is so exposed to the elements…

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Apr
22

Quitting smoking; why have a lung CT scan

By Sophia Daly

We all know smoking is a bad habit; it can be a comfort particularly in high-stress careers but it can result in a lung cancer diagnosis. Recently the Covid-19 pandemic…

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Apr
14

Corporate Health – impacts of work-related stress

By Sophia Daly

With high achievement comes high expectation and responsibility. The constant pressure to perform and deliver professionally as well as maintain a personal life can at times overwhelm the strongest of…

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Apr
03

Is a blood test for cancer really just around the corner?

By Dr Jenkins

Blood Test for Cancer – An elegant concept There is an elegance in the concept of a single and simple blood test being able to detect early stage cancer before…

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Mar
22

Covid-19 – a guide to keeping healthy

By Dr Jenkins

What is Coronavirus? Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and…

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Jan
22

Not all Scanners are the same

By Echelon Health

It is generally accepted that prevention is better than cure and the opportunity now exists with modern medical imaging to diagnose disease at an unprecedented early stage. Over the last…

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Aug
28

CT Scanning – an essential tool in Health Assessment

By Echelon Health

Like so many things in medical science, there are differing views when it comes to CT scanning. Some suggest that its use is unjustified in preventative health scanning (as opposed…