Reading books may help you live longer, study suggests!
-A recent research, conducted by Yale University, suggested that people who have a habit of reading books regularly were expected to live longer in life.
-The study evaluated about 5,635 people (50 years and older) who were found to be at a 20% lower risk of dying over the next 12 years.
-The study compared the life expectancy of people who read books regularly, did not read and those who reads periodicals.
-The study also suggested that reading books was more advantageous than reading newspapers or magazines.
-Findings were published in the Social Science and Medicine Journal
Source: Social Science and Medicine Journal