COVID-19 – Beyond the Initial Infection

COVID-19 – Beyond the Initial Infection

We are now entering the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic caused by one of the SARS coronaviruses, SARS-CoV-2. As of 30 March 2021, more than 127 million cases have been confirmed, with more than 2.79 million deaths attributed to COVID-19, making it one of...
Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer

March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Ovarian cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in women and although it mainly affects women who have been through the menopause, it can sometimes affect younger women too. Each year in the UK, 7,400 women are...
Cancer 30 Gene Panel

Cancer 30 Gene Panel

Overview All of us have a 1 in 2 lifetime risk of cancer, but some common cancers – breast, melanoma, pancreatic, prostate and ovarian – are known to occur more frequently in families, passing from one generation to the next. This is because certain gene mutations can...
Pure Sports Partnership

Pure Sports Partnership

Preventicum are delighted to partner with Pure Sports Medicine (PSM) to offer a musculoskeletal movement screen together with a strength and conditioning coaching session as part of our sports-focused Elite Health Assessment. PSM’s team of world-class sport and...
Diabetes and the HbA1c test

Diabetes and the HbA1c test

What is diabetes? Diabetes mellitus, commonly known as diabetes, is a metabolic disease that causes high blood sugar. The hormone insulin moves sugar from the blood into your cells to be stored or used for energy. With diabetes, your body either does not make enough...
Exercise Stress Echocardiogram

Exercise Stress Echocardiogram

Exercise Stress Echocardiogram Our 2021 enhanced Ultimate Health Assessment now includes an exercise stress echocardiogram which replaces our exercise electrocardiogram test. Preventicum is one of the first UK clinics to introduce this test as part of a screening...