Statins Plus Exercise Best at Lowering Cholesterol, Veterans Affairs Medical Center Study  
11/29/2012 7:38:02 AM

People who exercise along with taking statins to lower their high cholesterol levels can dramatically reduce their risk of dying, a large new study suggests. "The reduction in death is independent; whatever statins do is independent of what exercise does," said lead researcher Peter Kokkinos, a professor in the cardiology department at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Washington, D.C.