Seeing a way to better eye health

Sight loss devastates the lives of almost two million people in the UK – and the number is growing at an alarming rate, writes Martin Barrow

UK positive lad battles for awareness in cyberspace

A HIV campaigner tells Stephen Armstrong how he uses social networking and a personal website to put the record straight

Social care remains vital in face of government cuts

The wide range of services designed to support people living with HIV are under threat from government cutbacks, but campaigners are resisting, as Liz Bestic reports

Grow a moustache to raise money and cancer awareness

From growing a moustache for Movember to sponsored bike rides, people all over the country are getting involved, as Ellie Broughton discovers

Giant leap towards a healthy heart

You don’t have to be an Olympian to take the simple steps needed to reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease, says Chris Tomlinson, London 2012 Team GB long jumper and British record holder

Looking after young eyes

Research shows nearly 20 per cent of children have vision problems, many of which go undetected. If untreated, these can affect children’s social skills and academic performance, so good eyecare is essential from the start, as Yvonne Gordon discovers

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

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