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Evening Classes Can Improve Physical And Mental Health, Study Shows

Attending evening classes can improve a person’s physical and mental health, new research suggests. Scientists from the University of Oxford followed 135 adults who embarked on seven-month creative courses, including singing, crafts and creative writing. They found that classes left people feeling more confident and satisfied with their lives while also motivating them to be…

Doctors List 40 Treatments Which Are ‘Of Little Or No Use’ To Patients

Doctors have identified 40 commonly prescribed treatments which either don’t work or won’t necessarily help patients get better.  X-rays don’t always help those suffering from lower back pain and blood tests are not needed to diagnose the menopause in women, experts said. The findings form part of a new ‘Choosing Wisely’ campaign, which warns people…