Updated: Friday 12 June 2020

Back pain will affect a third of us this year. Nuffield Health Physiotherapy Lead, John Taylor, busts four popular myths about cause and treatment.

Updated: Monday 18 May 2020

Andy had noticed he was getting larger. He was aware that his chest would get tight, and he preferred to hide in the back of photographs. But it wasn't until he applied for the Healthy Weight Programme that he realised how close he was to a catastrophic event.

Updated: Monday 18 May 2020

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: Friday 3 April 2020

There are many reasons why you might be experiencing intimacy issues, not all of them are things you can control on your own. Here's six things that could be getting in the way of your sex life.

Updated: Wednesday 1 April 2020

Making an effort to relax might sound counterintuitive, but it's vital to your emotional and physical wellbeing. Brendan Street, Professional Head of Emotional Wellbeing, suggests a few techniques to help you unwind before you unravel.

Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020

If you’re not sleeping enough, the effects could be more significant that bags under your eyes, and there could also be dramatic but hidden effects on how you think and feel. Head of Preventative Medicine, Dr Ben Kelly, explains sleep can be closely linked to your physical and mental health.

Updated: Tuesday 4 February 2020

Sleeping well is essential for your health and wellbeing, but many of us struggle to get quality sleep. Physiologist Jade Wells provides her tips for having a good night of restorative sleep.

Updated: Tuesday 14 January 2020

Our emotional wellbeing expert, Brendan Street advises on the emotional highs and lows of the weight loss journey.

Updated: Tuesday 7 January 2020

At age 19, Marc Rodwell was morbidly obese and suffering from a raft of mental health issues. His health was so poor he was warned he might not live to see his 25th birthday. But with grim determination and the unfaltering support of his father, Marc clawed his way back from the brink.

Updated: Tuesday 7 January 2020

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

A year since first discussing it with his wife, Jason Tooley is about to get a vasectomy. We go inside the operating theatre to hear what it's really like to get the snip.

Updated: Friday 3 January 2020

A diagnosis of arthritis can be frightening, but it doesn’t mean that life is over. Head of Physiotherapy John Doyle explains how exercise and lifestyle change can help you to continue to live an active life.

Updated: Friday 20 December 2019

Regular Health MOTs are included in every gym member’s package. Here’s just five of many reasons we think they’re invaluable.

Updated: Monday 2 December 2019

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: Wednesday 27 November 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: Wednesday 27 November 2019

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

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: Wednesday 27 November 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

It’s estimated sleep apnoea goes undiagnosed in as many as 5% of adults in the UK. The difficulty of course, is it only happens while you sleep. Here are six signs to wake up to.

Updated: Thursday 5 September 2019

Getting a good night's sleep isn't just about having energy for the day ahead, it has real effects on your health. Physiologist Jade Wells explains.