Researchers found that who go to live concerts and live longer than those who do . Experts from a London university looked at over 6,700 British people for 15 years. They examined often the people went out and they went. They found that over-50s who went to concerts were around 30 per cent less to die in the next 14 years. The over-50s could lengthen their by looking at "receptive arts". These include art galleries, concerts, museums, musicals, and the opera and theatre. In , concertgoers could have more .
The lead said money was in whether or not people went to concerts. She wrote: "Over 40 per cent of people in the least group reported that they never accessed cultural ." The UK Health Secretary believes the research. He said arts and culture could improve like mental health, ageing and . The UK's National Health Service will use the to improve people's and health. The researchers said: "Our highlight the importance of continuing to explore new factors that affect our health."