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

heart disease
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…

corporate wellbeing
Apr 12

Why is corporate wellbeing so important?

By Sophie Dalton

The most successful businesses are the ones who take care of their most important asset – their workforce. Sickness and absence from work are a given in any workplace. In…

Apr 05

Early onset of cancer: more adults are developing colon cancer at a younger age

By Kornelija Dedelaite

Contrary to popular belief, colorectal cancer now affects people younger than 55 in one out of every five instances, up from one in ten in 1995, according to a recent…

Mar 29

How early detection can aid with cancer prevention


Everyone has actions they can take to help lower their risk of getting cancer. Although though not all malignancies may be prevented, removing some risk factors from your lifestyle can…

Mar 22

Private Health Assessments for people over 40 years old

By Kornelija Dedelaite

While Benjamin Franklin was referring to fire prevention when he remarked, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” it also applies to your health today. Health evaluations…

Mar 15

Top 5 benefits of a private health assessment

By Kornelija Dedelaite

We have a propensity to wait until we feel sick before seeking medical care. When we first experience symptoms, our health has already been damaged. Getting a health exam has…

Mar 08

How Does Oestrogen Affect Osteoporosis?

By Paul Jenkins

Osteoporosis typically develops over a long period of time. In fact, you may not even know you have it until a fall or injury causes a bone fracture. Most commonly,…