Growing up in the countryside could double the risk of Alzheimers

Growing up in the countryside could DOUBLE the risk of Alzheimer’sPeople raised in rural areas rather than those who moved there later in life faced the greatest risk of brain wasting disease Cause is currently unclear but may be linked to access to healthcare or even exposure to some unknown substance Alzheimer's affects an estimated 820,000 people in Britain and the number is expected to more than double in the next 40 years | UPDATED: 11:35 GMT, 18 September 2012 Being brought up in the countryside could double the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, according to new British research.

A real labour of love: Devoted farmer creates heart-shaped meadow by planting thousands of oak trees in tribute to his late wife

Heart of oaks: One farmer”s growing love for his late wife is clear from glade in memorial meadow he planted Bereft Winston Howes planted the sapling oaks 17 years ago Trees have grown into a glorious meadow with a heart pointing towards his late wife”s childhood homeTribute had been a family secret until balloonist photographed it from the air

Lou Xiaoying: Story of Chinese woman who saved 30 abandoned babies dumped in the street with the trash

The truly inspiring story of the Chinese rubbish collector who saved and raised THIRTY babies abandoned at the roadside. Lou Xiaoying has been praised in China for saving more than 30 abandoned babies over the years A woman has been hailed a hero after details of her astonishing work with abandoned children has emerged.

Queen’s Diamond Jubilee marked by amazing aerial pictures showing Britain from above

Bird”s eye Britain: Amazing collection of aerial photographs showing nation from above released to mark the Jubilee year. This brilliant new collection of aerial photographs giving a spectacular bird”s eye view of Britain from above has been released to mark the Queen”s Jubilee year.

We really do like to be beside the seaside, say psychologists

We really do like to be beside the seaside, say psychologists | UPDATED: 00:27 GMT, 19 April 2012 It may be something to do with the soothing sound of the waves but – in accordance with the music hall song – we do like to be beside the seaside, psychologists have confirmed.