espandi Felice Petraglia, Alberto Imperatore, John R. G. Challis Neuroendocrine Mechanisms in Pregnancy and Parturition Endocr Rev 31: 783-816, 2010 Abstract The complex mechanisms controlling human parturition involves mother, fetus, and placenta, and stress is a key element activating a series of physiological adaptive responses. Preterm birth is a clinical syndrome that shares several characteristics […]