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Apr
09

Choosing the right private health check for you

By Lucy Holl

Choosing the right Health Assessment, or just knowing where to start can be a difficult task. When it comes to your health, there are so many aspects to consider, so…

Mar
29

Nicotine: The good, the bad and the ugly

By Lucy Holl

Nicotine is a chemical that contains nitrogen, which is made by several types of plants, including the tobacco plant. It is also produced synthetically. Nicotiana tabacum, the type of nicotine…

vaping health concerns
Nov
25

E-cigs Debunked: Echelon Health explore vaping health concerns

By Lucy Holl

In the UK alone,78,000 people die per year as a result of smoking. Cigarettes are extremely addictive because of their high nicotine content which subsequently, makes it very difficult for…

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Jun
23

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,…

Brain MRI Scan - Echelon Health Blog
May
01

Brain MRI scan – everything you need to know

By Sophia Daly

Attending a brain MRI in London may seem daunting and understandably you may be nervous, but rest assured there is nothing to fear.  A brain MRI is a safe, non-invasive…

Individual Services - Medical Facts - Aquilion One CT Scanner
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…

Echelon Health - Journal on Prevention is better than cure
Aug
31

Prevention is always better than cure

By Echelon Health

There are some pretty sobering statistics around when it comes to many of the most likely causes of early death in the UK today. For instance, consider the following: Every…

Individual Services - Medical Facts - Aquilion One CT Scanner
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…