Statins block the ability of exercise to improve fitness levels

Cholesterol-Lowering Drug May Reduce Exercise Benefits for Obese Adults, MU Study Finds May 15, 2013 Story Contact(s): Jesslyn  Chew, ChewJ@missouri.edu, (573) 882-8353 By Kate McIntyre COLUMBIA, Mo. – Statins, the most widely prescribed drugs worldwide, are often suggested to lower cholesterol and prevent heart disease in individuals with obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome, which is…