Birth, Distress and Disease: Placental-Brain Interactions

Birth, Distress and Disease: Placental-Brain Interactions

by Michael L. Power
     
 

This 2007 volume examines the role of steroids and peptides in the regulation of pregnancy and pregnancy outcome.See more details below

Overview

This 2007 volume examines the role of steroids and peptides in the regulation of pregnancy and pregnancy outcome.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521831482
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/31/2005
Pages:
279
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Brain and Placenta: Birth and Behavior: Health and Disease Michael L. Power and Jay Schulkin; 1. Placental expression of neurohormones and other neuroactive molecules in human pregnancy Felice Petraglia, Pasquale Florio and Wylie W. Vale; 2. The regulation of human parturition Roger Smith, Sam Mesiano, Richard Nicholson, Vicki Clifton, Tamas Zakar, Eng-Cheng Chan, Andrew Bisits and Warwick Giles; 3. Maternal nutrition and metabolic control of pregnancy Michael L. Power and Suzette D. Tardif; 4. Fetal HPA activation, preterm birth and postnatal programming Deborah M. Sloboda, John R. G. Challis, Timothy J. M. Moss and John P. Newnham; 5. Prenatal glucocorticoids and the programming of adult disease Jonathan R. Seckl, Amanda J. Drake, Megan C. Holmes; 6. Prenatal stress and stress physiology influences human fetal and infant development Elysia Poggi Davis, Calvin J. Hobel, Curt A. Sandman, Laura Glynn and Pathik D. Wadhwa; 7. Glucocorticoid regulation of neuropeptide gene expression in the hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus Alan G. Watts; 8. Glucocorticoid facilitation of corticotropin-releasing hormone in the placenta and the brain: functional impact on birth and behavior Jay Schulkin, Louis Schmidt and Kristine Erickson.

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