‘Smoking linked to sight loss’

Smokers are more likely to develop a serious eye disease and put others at risk through passive smoking, writes Yvonne Gordon

Eyes say so much about our health

Regular eye examinations can save more than your sight, as Lilian Anekwe reports in the run-up to National Eye Health Week

Pension ‘revolution’ shifts responsibility to employees

Auto-enrolment into pension schemes is set to transform saving for retirement, as Pádraig Floyd explains

Grasping pensions ‘nettle’

Otto Thoresen, director general of the Association of British Insurers, surveys the pensions landscape and stresses the need for greater retirement savings

Disease makes moving painful

Arthritis and related musculoskeletal conditions affect up to one in five people in the UK, causing pain, disability, reduced quality of life and costing society billions, as Judy Hobson reports

Diffusing the time bomb

Joint pain and stiffness are increasingly affecting more people at a younger age, and the number of sufferers is set to soar, as Ellie Broughton discovers

The big three take their toll

Three of the most commonly occurring musculoskeletal conditions are osteoporosis osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Rhiannon Smith takes a closer look at the “big three”

‘We should be catching rabbits and climbing trees’

An active and healthy lifestyle can help prevent bone and joint complaints, writes Christian Duffin. But, if problems develop, there are still measures which can contain, and even limit, the impact of musculoskeletal conditions