Have you ever found yourself singing and after some time, you start to feel better? It’s not only because it was a great song—it’s science!

ScienceDaily recently shared research from ecancermedicalscience which should encourage you to join the Chordsmen:

Singing in a choir for just one hour boosts levels of immune proteins in people affected by cancer, reduces stress and improves mood, which in turn could have a positive impact on overall health, a new study by Tenovus Cancer Care and the Royal College of Music published today in ecancermedicalscience has found.

The research raises the possibility that singing in choir rehearsals could help to put people in the best possible position to receive treatment, maintain remission and support cancer patients.

You can read the entire article here. In the meantime, next time you’re feeling ill, get yourself a prescription of Chordsmen rehearsals, every Monday!