Latest Peter Martin Stories

2011-10-07 09:00:00

Cactus Sky has added a database of 100 million cell phone numbers to enable cell phone matching. Business clients can now access their customersâ cell phone numbers and eMail addresses after they have been âœmatchedâ or âœappended". Sarasota, Florida (PRWEB) October 07, 2011 Cactus Sky Communications, a leader in online marketing, has added a database of 100 million cell phone numbers to enable cell phone matching....

2011-03-13 08:46:53

Vanderbilt researchers are studying heavy users of marijuana to help understand what exercise does for the brain, contributing to a field of research that uses exercise as a modality for prevention and treatment. Participants saw a significant decrease in their cravings and daily use after just a few sessions of running on the treadmill, according to a Vanderbilt study published today in the journal PLoS ONE. It is the first study to demonstrate that exercise can reduce cannabis use in...

2010-12-09 18:40:40

Babies born into the world addicted to drugs because of their mother's dependence on pain medication, or opioids, may be weaned off the substance more comfortably, with a shorter hospital stay and at a reduced cost, if the mother receives a new treatment option during pregnancy. A New England Journal of Medicine study published Dec. 9, co-authored by Vanderbilt's Peter Martin, M.D., director of the Division of Addiction Psychiatry, found that the newer buprenorphine is at least as good for...

2010-04-09 09:19:16

Researchers from Iowa State University's gerontology program have helped identify what predicts happiness and long life in centenarians, as well as what causes depression in 80-somethings and above. In a study of 158 Georgia centenarians, the researchers found that past satisfaction with life -- even if it's simply recalling isolated career accomplishments -- is the key to happiness in our oldest years. "The past is the best predictor of the future, so you're not going to turn your life...

Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.