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…

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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…

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…

Jun 14

How to determine the value of a corporate health assessment

By Sophie Dalton

Nowadays there is such variety of corporate health packages it is hard to know what holds real value and what is just folder rolls and frills, with no real substance….

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…

May 03

Sun exposure and skin cancer: why mole screening is vital

By Echelon Health

Skin cancer impacts over 100,000 people every year in the UK and, although it’s one of the most common types of cancer, it’s also one of the most preventable. Often…

Apr 26

Stress in women — what is the impact on women’s health?

By Echelon Health

We can all relate to feeling stressed — it’s a common experience that affects people of all ages, genders and backgrounds. However, stress in women can go undetected as women…

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Apr 19

8 Common Examinations to Detect Heart Disease

By Kornelija Dedelaite

If the average heart rate is 80 beats per minute, your heart will beat 4,800 times an hour. It amounts to a staggering 115,200 times each day. Your heart would…