High-tech machines like MRI and CT scanners are sometimes intimidating but diagnostic imaging can be an essential step to good health. Adele Trueman, Lead Radiographer at Nuffield Health Manchester Diagnostic Suite, takes a closer look.

Updated: Wednesday 10 November 2021

Published: Friday 15 January 2016

Smear tests are a key part of looking after your health, but women can be anxious about the results. Nuffield Health's Medical Executive Director, Dr Davina Deniszczyz, explains the different types of smear results and what they mean for you.

Updated: Tuesday 15 June 2021

Published: Tuesday 15 March 2016

MRI scans are among the safest medical procedures available yet some patients dread the experience. Here's our top tips for how to stay calm and get your scan.

Updated: Monday 14 June 2021

Published: Friday 15 January 2016

For a single ingredient, turmeric spice manages to pack a major health punch. Here are some of the benefits it can have on your body.

Updated: Monday 14 June 2021

Published: Friday 8 July 2016

When Tom was diagnosed with prostate cancer at 43, his long-felt suspicions had been confirmed. He was the latest in his family to be diagnosed, and the youngest.

Updated: Monday 29 March 2021

Published: Wednesday 27 May 2015

Testicular cancer is relatively uncommon and little understood. Mr David Hendry, Consultant Urologist at Nuffield Health Glasgow hospital, busts the myths and gives you the facts.

Updated: Tuesday 2 March 2021

Published: Tuesday 8 September 2015

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: Monday 22 February 2021

Published: Monday 23 May 2016

Caution is key when spending time in the sun. GP and Nuffield Health Dermatology Lead, Dr Unnati Desai explains how UV radiation causes skin cancer.

Updated: Monday 22 February 2021

Published: Tuesday 2 April 2019

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

Updated: Friday 20 November 2020

Published: Monday 23 November 2015

Prostate enlargement is a normal part of getting older for men but it can come with inconvenient and sometimes embarrassing 'plumbing' issues. You don't have to put up with it. Mr John Donohue, Consultant Urologist at Nuffield Health Tunbridge Wells Hospital, explains the options.

Updated: Tuesday 10 November 2020

Published: Monday 16 November 2015

Men have a poor reputation looking after their own health. Here are five key health issues and the symptoms men can’t afford to ignore.

Updated: Thursday 5 November 2020

Published: Monday 14 September 2015

Having a mammogram doesn't have to be a daunting experience. Nuffield Health's Professional Head of Mammography and Laser Safety, Sue Oliver, walks us through the exam.

Updated: Tuesday 27 October 2020

Published: Thursday 14 January 2016

Professional Head of Mammography Sue Oliver and Medical Director Dr Davina Deniszczyc provide a thorough guide to checking your breasts.

Updated: Monday 2 March 2020

Published: Friday 19 June 2015

Phil Wilde's encounter with cancer was exceptionally brief and relatively painless for one important reason - he didn't ignore the warning signs.

Updated: Tuesday 7 January 2020

Published: Monday 9 November 2015

Joanne Taylor survived breast cancer, but fear and anxiety stripped away her confidence. Now, after a remarkable physical and emotional recovery – she’s back in control and dedicating her life to helping women living with cancer.

Updated: Tuesday 7 January 2020

Published: Tuesday 29 September 2015

Blood is a fascinating substance. A small amount can tell us so much and help to detect and diagnose literally thousands of health issues. So what happens after your blood test when your blood is taken to the lab? Step inside with Pathology Manager, Steve Rickard.

Updated: Monday 2 December 2019

Published: Wednesday 9 December 2015

Many of us don't know our family health history, but it's important as many conditions are inherited in our genes. Find out what questions you should be asking when it comes to your family health history.

Updated: Wednesday 27 November 2019

Published: Wednesday 17 April 2019

It’s never easy to tell someone they've got cancer. But for Consultant Urologists like Mr John Donohue, the burden might be lightened if men knew that when prostate cancer is diagnosed early, any treatment is designed to prevent trouble many years later. In most cases, there’s plenty of time to decide what your next step will be.

Updated: Wednesday 27 November 2019

Published: Monday 16 November 2015

Ovarian cancer is notoriously difficult to diagnose, but there are symptoms to watch out for.

Updated: Wednesday 23 October 2019

Published: Tuesday 19 March 2019

Whether a loved one has been diagnosed with cancer or you’re coming to terms with your own diagnosis, adjusting to this new normal can be a physical, practical and emotional rollercoaster. Susan Cross, CBT Therapist, discusses lifestyle changes and support options that can make a big difference during this daunting time.

Updated: Thursday 13 June 2019

Published: Thursday 13 June 2019