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Steve Gray is retiring as CEO and Alex Perry has been appointed as his successor.

Updated: Thursday 16 May 2024

Published: Thursday 16 May 2024

Understanding how to properly check your testicles for lumps is something every man should know how to do. Getting to know their unique size and shape makes spotting abnormalities like lumps and areas of swelling easier.

Updated: Wednesday 15 May 2024

Published: Wednesday 15 May 2024

Too embarrassed to get your prostate checked? Unsure of what to expect from a rectal examination? Mr Gareth Brown, Consultant Urological Surgeon at Nuffield Health Cardiff & Vale Hospital, explains why it's well worth a few awkward moments.

Updated: Tuesday 14 May 2024

Published: Monday 23 November 2015

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common condition that affects men of all ages. ED is characterised by an inability or difficulty achieving or maintaining an erection that’s firm enough for sex. It can affect confidence levels, reduce libido (sex drive), and make sexual intercourse with a partner difficult.

Updated: Tuesday 14 May 2024

Published: Tuesday 14 May 2024

To celebrate ODP Day, we caught up with Kate Stables, Operating Department Practitioner at Nuffield Health Plymouth Hospital to ask her what the day means to her.

Updated: Monday 13 May 2024

Published: Monday 13 May 2024

To celebrate International Nurses Day 2024, we caught up with three of our nurses to ask them about what the day means to them.

Updated: Friday 10 May 2024

Published: Friday 10 May 2024

For many of us, focusing on the positive things in life is a lot harder than dwelling on the negatives. Gratitude journaling is a quick and easy self-help technique that trains the mind to think more about the things (big or small) we’re grateful for.

Updated: Thursday 9 May 2024

Published: Thursday 9 May 2024

We all love a good night’s sleep, but for some of us it isn’t enough. When done properly, napping during the day can help improve energy and concentration levels. Unfortunately, it can also make it harder for us to fall asleep later in the day.

Updated: Wednesday 8 May 2024

Published: Monday 11 March 2024

Ever started a new job and wondered if you’re good enough? If you answered yes, you might be experiencing imposter syndrome. Characterised by thoughts and doubts about your ability or competence, these feelings are often accompanied by worries about failure or “being found out”

Updated: Wednesday 8 May 2024

Published: Wednesday 8 May 2024

Depending on your needs and history with contraception, starting or changing your method can be a daunting experience. Thankfully, there are plenty of options available today to make safe sex easy.

Updated: Friday 3 May 2024

Published: Friday 3 May 2024

During the menopause, many women experience hot flashes. These can vary in intensity and cause confusion, disorientation, and anxiety if you aren’t used to them. Dr Unnati Desai shares some insight into what hot flashes are and how you can manage them.

Updated: Friday 3 May 2024

Published: Wednesday 18 October 2023

In a land as often dreary as the UK, is skin cancer really a problem? Nuffield Health GP and mole expert Unnati Desai discusses the facts around skin cancer and provides a simple guide to checking your moles.

Updated: Friday 3 May 2024

Published: Monday 23 May 2016

If you’re wondering what a healthy cholesterol reading looks like, you’re not alone. Continue with Dr Unnati Desai to find out what your levels mean and what changes you can make to avoid a potentially problematic cholesterol reading.

Updated: Thursday 2 May 2024

Published: Tuesday 22 November 2016

Walking is a free and convenient way to enjoy the great outdoors and boost your mood in the process. It’s also a proven way of treating symptoms and mental health problems like stress, anxiety, depression, and low self-esteem. Keep reading to learn more about what walking can do for your mental health and how best to get started with your new routine.

Updated: Wednesday 1 May 2024

Published: Tuesday 23 April 2024

Despite what photo editors in glossy magazines may want you to think, most women have cellulite. It is simply fat pushing against the connective tissue under your skin. We may not be able to get rid of cellulite, but we can lessen its appearance. Bodybuilder and Personal Trainer Abby Carpenter tells us how.

Updated: Wednesday 1 May 2024

Published: Tuesday 5 April 2016

It can be a challenge to take care of our skin, especially if you have an underlying condition like eczema or regularly experience dry and flaky skin. During the colder months, a lack of sunlight and harsh and wintery conditions can leave skin looking and feeling parched, flaky and dull.

Updated: Wednesday 1 May 2024

Published: Friday 8 November 2019

With interest in protein shakes and powders growing more every year, questions around usage, benefits, training supplementation, and how much is too much are more common than ever. Keep reading to learn more about protein powders and muscle growth, and whether they’re a viable option to help you reach your training goals.

Updated: Monday 29 April 2024

Published: Wednesday 17 February 2016

Overtraining occurs when we don’t give our body enough time to recover between exercise sessions. It can have a big impact on performance and the frequency at which we get injured. Whilst weightlifting and cardio are great for mind and body, adequate rest is just as important.

Updated: Friday 26 April 2024

Published: Friday 26 April 2024

If you're a runner in the UK, chances are you’ve heard of parkrun. The free event takes place at 9am every Saturday and sees thousands of people descend on locations around the country to walk or run 5km on a closed road course.

Updated: Friday 26 April 2024

Published: Thursday 6 July 2023

Research shows that people who exercise regularly tend to experience better emotional and mental health. Movement is also proven to help alleviate symptoms associated with mental health conditions like depression and anxiety.

Updated: Wednesday 24 April 2024

Published: Wednesday 24 April 2024