Martin Hill


Affiliation: Institute of Endocrinology
Country: Czech Republic


  1. Klementová M, Thieme L, Haluzik M, Pavlovicova R, Hill M, Pelikanova T, et al. A Plant-Based Meal Increases Gastrointestinal Hormones and Satiety More Than an Energy- and Macronutrient-Matched Processed-Meat Meal in T2D, Obese, and Healthy Men: A Three-Group Randomized Crossover Study. Nutrients. 2019;11: pubmed publisher
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    Simják P, Hill M, Pařízek A, Vitek L, Velikova M, Duskova M, et al. May circulating steroids reveal a predisposition to intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy in non-pregnant women?. Physiol Res. 2018;67:S499-S510 pubmed
    ..As these alterations persist in puerperium, the circulating steroids could be potentially used for predicting the predisposition to ICP even before next pregnancy. ..
  3. Vaňková M, Hill M, Velíková M, Včelák J, Vacínová G, Dvořáková K, et al. Preliminary evidence of altered steroidogenesis in women with Alzheimer's disease: Have the patients "OLDER" adrenal zona reticularis?. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2016;158:157-177 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study suggested relationships between AD status in women based on the age of subjects and levels of 10 steroids measured by GC-MS. ..
  4. Starka L, Hill M, Kolatorova L, Dušková M. Androst-5-ene-3β,7α/β,17β-triols, their plasma levels and dependence on the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis. Steroids. 2018;134:88-95 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we provide some data on androst-5-ene-3β,7α/β,17β-triol concentrations under various conditions in men and women. ..
  5. Vitku J, Chlupacova T, Sosvorová L, Hampl R, Hill M, Heracek J, et al. Development and validation of LC-MS/MS method for quantification of bisphenol A and estrogens in human plasma and seminal fluid. Talanta. 2015;140:62-67 pubmed publisher
    ..The concentrations of E1, E2 and for the first time also of E3 in seminal plasma in normospermic men are reported. ..
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    Hill M, Popov P, Havlikova H, Kancheva L, Vrbikova J, Kancheva R, et al. Altered profiles of serum neuroactive steroids in premenopausal women treated for alcohol addiction. Steroids. 2005;70:515-24 pubmed
    ..The reinstatement of serum estradiol, progesterone, and PI during the therapy demonstrates its favorable effect on both reproductive functions and the psychosomatic stability of the patients. ..
  7. Veleba J, Matoulek M, Hill M, Pelikanova T, Kahleova H. "A Vegetarian vs. Conventional Hypocaloric Diet: The Effect on Physical Fitness in Response to Aerobic Exercise in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes." A Parallel Randomized Study. Nutrients. 2016;8: pubmed
    ..0, p = 0.334; group × time F = 4.2, p = 0.048, partial ?² = 0.116). Our results indicate that V leads more effectively to improvement in physical fitness than C after aerobic exercise program. ..
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    Hill M, Pařízek A, Jirasek J, Jirkovska M, Velikova M, Duskova M, et al. Is maternal progesterone actually independent of the fetal steroids?. Physiol Res. 2010;59:211-24 pubmed
  9. Hill M, Zarubova J, Marusic P, Vrbikova J, Velíková M, Kancheva R, et al. Effects of valproate and carbamazepine monotherapy on neuroactive steroids, their precursors and metabolites in adult men with epilepsy. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2010;122:239-52 pubmed publisher
    ..Reduced steroid 20?-hydroxy-metabolites and cortisol were connected with epilepsy without an effect of AEDs. Carbamazepine induced only slight decrease in isopregnanolone, 5?,20?-tetrahydroprogesterone, and androstanediol levels. ..

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    Hill M, Cibula D, Havlikova H, Kancheva L, Fait T, Kancheva R, et al. Circulating levels of pregnanolone isomers during the third trimester of human pregnancy. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2007;105:166-75 pubmed
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    Hill M, Bilek R, Safarik L, Starka L. Analysis of relations between serum levels of epitestosterone, estradiol, testosterone, IGF-1 and prostatic specific antigen in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia and carcinoma of the prostate. Physiol Res. 2000;49 Suppl 1:S113-8 pubmed
    ..01) in partial correlations. PSA levels were higher in patients with prostate cancer (p<0.00001). Epitestosterone, which is negatively correlating with estradiol and IGF-1, may modulate the development of prostate diseases. ..
  3. Aldhoon Hainerová I, Zamrazilová H, Hill M, Hainer V. Insulin sensitivity and its relation to hormones in adolescent boys and girls. Metabolism. 2017;67:90-98 pubmed publisher
    ..Metabolic health defined by HOMA-IR is partly predicted by various hormones. Some of them are gender specific. Free T4/TSH and leptin/adiponectin ratios are related to insulin sensitivity in both genders. ..
  4. Chrbolka P, Palúch Z, Hill M, Alušík Å. Circulating steroids negatively correlate with tinnitus. Steroids. 2017;123:37-42 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results may help explain the pathophysiology of tinnitus and improve its diagnosis. However, further studies are needed to verify our postulation. ..
  5. Kahleova H, Tura A, Hill M, Holubkov R, Barnard N. A Plant-Based Dietary Intervention Improves Beta-Cell Function and Insulin Resistance in Overweight Adults: A 16-Week Randomized Clinical Trial. Nutrients. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..25; p = 0.04), but not with changes in visceral fat. Beta-cell function and insulin sensitivity were significantly improved through a low-fat plant-based diet in overweight adults. ..
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    Hill M, Havlikova H, Vrbikova J, Kancheva R, Kancheva L, Pouzar V, et al. The identification and simultaneous quantification of 7-hydroxylated metabolites of pregnenolone, dehydroepiandrosterone, 3beta,17beta-androstenediol, and testosterone in human serum using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2005;96:187-200 pubmed
    ..Despite the three times lower concentration of AD-metabolites, their antiglucocorticoid, immunomodulatory, and neuroprotective effects may be comparable to that of DHEA based on their reported greater biological activity. ..
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    Hill M, Bicikova M, Pařízek A, Havlikova H, Klak J, Fajt T, et al. Neuroactive steroids, their precursors and polar conjugates during parturition and postpartum in maternal blood: 2. Time profiles of pregnanolone isomers. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2001;78:51-7 pubmed
    ..A decrease was also observed in the ratio of 3 alpha/3 beta-isomers and 5 alpha/5 beta-isomers around parturition. The possible physiological consequences of the findings are indicated. ..
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    Sterzl I, Hill M, Starka L, Velikova M, Kanceva R, Jemelková J, et al. Patients with IgA nephropathy have altered levels of immunomodulatory C19 steroids. Glucocorticoid therapy with addition of adrenal androgens may be the choice. Physiol Res. 2017;66:S433-S442 pubmed
    ..Based on these results and data from the literature, we addressed the question, whether a combination of GCs with delta(5)-steroids or their more stable synthetic derivatives may be optimal for the treatment of antibodies-mediated ADs. ..