Spotting why acne is spreading to later life

Nutritionist, GP and health writer Dr Sarah Brewer explores why adult acne is on the rise

Technology is key to unlock healthcare cost savings

As the UK population ages and more people live with illness, provision of healthcare must adapt to meet the new challenge, writes Lilian Anekwe

Taking control can help you stay fit and healthy

Evidence suggests that supporting patients to self-manage their health can benefit quality of life and the use of resources, writes Paul Dinsdale

Shape of technical things to come

Healthcare innovation can not only improve patients’ wellbeing and prolong life, it can also offer efficiency cost savings in an economic environment where cuts seem inevitable, as Dave Howell discovers

Looking at eHealth from a pan-European perspective

Paul Timmers, a director in the European Commission’s department responsible for managing the digital agenda, backs an open market for innovative eHealth and wellbeing products and services

Seeing problems in genes can prevent sight loss

Many eye conditions are now believed to have genetic links, so it’s important to keep your optometrist informed about eye health in your family, writes Yvonne Gordon

Disease devastates the elderly

Age-related macular degeneration, which destroys the central focus of vision, devastates sufferers’ lives and, as Lilian Anekwe reports, is best detected early

Four tips to help keep eyes healthy

Narinder Sharma, president and chief executive of AMD Alliance International, offers advice which could keep age-related macular degeneration at bay