PLOS Medicine Paper: “Traditional and Emerging Lifestyle Risk Behaviors and All-Cause Mortality in Middle- Aged and Older Adults: Evidence from a Large Population-Based Australian Cohort”

Concludion: “This large study reaffirms the importance of healthy lifestyles here evidenced for adults aged45 y and older. This analysis investigated four established and two novel risk factors namelyprolonged sitting and unhealthy sleep duration which may be added to behavioral indices orrisk combinations to quantify health risk. The prevalent combinations of risk factors suggestnew strategic targeting for chronic disease prevention.” From Methods ; Findings: “Among those combinations involving physical inactivity prolonged sitting and/or long sleep duration and combinations involving smoking and high alcohol intake had the strongest associations with all-cause mortality.;” PLOS Medicine | DOI:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001917 December 8 2015 Link to full paper:; ;