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  • Roper, Lucinda; Tran, Duong Thuy; Einarsdóttir, Kristjana; Preen, David B.; Havard, Alys (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2018-08-30)
    Background The linkage of routine data collections are valuable for population-based evaluation of smoking cessation pharmacotherapy in pregnancy where little is known about the utilisation or safety of these pharmacotherapies antenatally. The use of ...
  • Leifsdóttir, Kristín; Mehmet, Huseyin; Eksborg, Staffan; Herlenius, Eric (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018-08-08)
    Background: Cerebral ischemia generates neuroinflammation that can induce neural cell death. This cohort study assessed whether Fas-ligand (FasL) and interleukin (IL)-6 levels in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) after hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) ...
  • Ajello, M.; Baldini, L.; Barbiellini, G.; Bastieri, D.; Bellazzini, R.; Bissaldi, E.; Blandford, R. D.; Bonino, R.; Bottacini, E.; Bregeon, J.; Bruel, P.; Buehler, R.; Cameron, R. A.; Caputo, R.; Caraveo, P. A.; Chiaro, G.; Ciprini, S.; Cohen-Tanugi, J.; Costantin, D.; D’Ammando, F.; de Palma, F.; Di Lalla, N.; Di Mauro, M.; Di Venere, L.; Domínguez, A.; Favuzzi, C.; Franckowiak, A.; Fukazawa, Y.; Funk, S.; Fusco, P.; Gargano, F.; Gasparrini, D.; Giglietto, N.; Giordano, F.; Giroletti, M.; Green, D.; Grenier, I. A.; Guiriec, S.; Holt, C.; Horan, D.; Jóhannesson, Guðlaugur; Kocevski, D.; Kuss, M.; Mura, G. La; Larsson, S.; Li, J.; Longo, F.; Loparco, F.; Lubrano, P.; Magill, J. D.; Maldera, S.; Manfreda, A.; Mazziotta, M. N.; Michelson, P. F.; Mizuno, T.; Monzani, M. E.; Morselli, A.; Negro, M.; Nuss, E.; Omodei, N.; Orienti, M.; Orlando, E.; Paliya, V. S.; Perkins, J. S.; Persic, M.; Pesce-Rollins, M.; Piron, F.; Principe, G.; Racusin, J. L.; Rainò, S.; Rando, R.; Razzano, M.; Razzaque, S.; Reimer, A.; Reimer, O.; Sgrò, C.; Siskind, E. J.; Spandre, G.; Spinelli, P.; Tak, D.; Thayer, J. B.; Torres, D. F.; Tosti, G.; Valverde, J.; Vogel, M.; Wood, K. (American Astronomical Society, 2018-08-17)
    We use joint observations by the Swift X-ray Telescope (XRT) and the Fermi Large Area Telescope (LAT) of gamma-ray burst (GRB) afterglows to investigate the nature of the long-lived high-energy emission observed by Fermi LAT. Joint broadband spectral ...
  • Ólafsdóttir, Elín Ásta (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2019-11-25)
    Shear wave velocity is a fundamental parameter in soil dynamics and geotechnical earthquake engineering. The Multichannel Analysis of Surface Waves (MASW) method is a relatively new non-invasive technique to evaluate the near-surface shear wave velocity ...
  • Pálsdóttir, Edda; Lund, Sigrún Helga; Ásgeirsson, Kristján Skúli (SAGE Publications, 2018-05-14)
    Background and Aims: In Iceland, oncoplastic breast-conservation surgery has been performed since 2008. The aim of this population-based study was to assess and compare the efficacy and patient satisfaction of standard breast-conservation surgery with ...
  • Ghafarian Malamiri, Hamid; Rousta, Iman; Olafsson, Haraldur; Zare, Hadi; Zhang, Hao (MDPI AG, 2018-08-23)
    Land surface temperature (LST) is a basic parameter in energy exchange between the land and the atmosphere, and is frequently used in many sciences such as climatology, hydrology, agriculture, ecology, etc. Time series of satellite LST data have ...
  • Juhl, Michael; Mueller, Jan Philipp Balthasar; Leosson, Kristjan (IEEE, 2019)
    A simple, cost-effective, and high-throughput method of patterning an optical fiber facet using template stripping to transfer a gold pattern to a UV-curable hybrid polymer is presented. The template stripping transfer method is demonstrated with ...
  • Sigurjonsdottir, Hrefna; Haraldsson, Hans (2019)
    We explore how herd composition and management factors correlate with frequencies of social interactions in horse groups. Since the welfare of horses correlates with low aggression levels and social contact opportunities, information of this kind is ...
  • Halldórsdóttir, Nanna Hlín (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2018-09-28)
    In recent years, the concept of vulnerability has gained momentum both in feminist philosophy and as an interdisciplinary concept. The philosopher Judith Butler is well known for exposing how hidden ontological assumptions permeate social institutions ...
  • Koistinen, Olli-Pekka (Aalto University School of Science, 2019)
    Chemical reactions and other transitions involving rearrangements of atoms can be studied theoretically by analyzing a potential energy surface defined in a high-dimensional space of atom coordinates. Local minimum points of the energy surface correspond ...
  • Sigurvinsson, Jón Ásgeir (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, 2019)
    Hinn svokallaði þakkarsálmur Hiskía konungs í 38. Kafla Jesaja hefur löngum þótt afar erfiður viðfangs, ekki síst vegna meints bágborins varðveisluástands 16. vers, sem auk v. 17a, hefur verið dæmt óskiljanlegt og jafnvel kallað “martröð riskýrandans” ...
  • Sigurjonsdottir, Hrefna; Granquist, Sandra M. (Hið íslenska náttúrufræðifélag og Náttúruminjasafn Íslands, 2019)
    Rannsóknir á félagshegðun hesta hér á landi hafa verið stundaðar síðan um miðjan níunda áratug síðustu aldar. Fyrri höfundur þessarar greinar hefur tekið þátt í þeim flestum. Í þessari grein eru teknar saman niðurstöður rannsókna sem byggjast á ...
  • Pan, Emily; Guðbjartsson, Tómas; Ahlsson, Anders; Fuglsang, Simon; Geirsson, Arnar; Hansson, Emma C.; Hjortdal, Vibeke; Jeppsson, Anders; Järvelä, Kati; Mennander, Ari; Nozohoor, Shahab; Olsson, Christian; Wickbom, Anders; Zindovic, Igor; Gunn, Jarmo (Elsevier BV, 2018-09)
    Objectives: To describe the relationship between the extent of primary aortic repair and the incidence of reoperations after surgery for type A aortic dissection. Methods: A retrospective cohort of 1159 patients treated for type A aortic dissection at ...
  • Gunnlaugsson, Geir; Einarsdóttir, Jónína (Wiley, 2018-04-24)
    Aim: This review examined and summarised the research published on child abuse in Iceland, which was mainly in the country's native language, to make the findings more accessible to English speakers. It specifically focused on child rearing and the ...
  • Mangin, Tracey; Costello, Christopher; Anderson, James; Arnason, Ragnar; Elliott, Matthew; Gaines, Steve D.; Hilborn, Ray; Peterson, Emily; Sumaila, Rashid (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2018-09-20)
    Many analyses of fishery recovery have demonstrated the potential biological and economic benefits of management reform, but few have compared these to the associated costs of management upgrades, which can be substantial. This study aims to determine ...
  • Olsen, S.F.; Halldorsson, Thorhallur; Thorne-Lyman, A.L.; Strøm, M.; Gørtz, S.; Granstrøm, C.; Nielsen, P.H.; Wohlfahrt, J.; Lykke, J.A.; Langhoff-Roos, J.; Cohen, A.S.; Furtado, J.D.; Giovannucci, E.L.; Zhou, W. (Elsevier BV, 2018-09)
    Background: Fish oil supplementation has been shown to delay spontaneous delivery, but the levels and clinical significance remain uncertain. We examined the association between plasma fatty acids quantified in pregnancy and subsequent risk of early ...
  • Ngeow, Kao Chin; Friedrichsen, Hans J.; Li, Linxin; Zeng, Zhiqiang; Andrews, Sarah; Volpon, Laurent; Brunsdon, Hannah; Berridge, Georgina; Picaud, Sarah; Fischer, Roman; Lisle, Richard; Knapp, Stefan; Filippakopoulos, Panagis; Knowles, Helen; Steingrimsson, Eirikur; Borden, Katherine L. B.; Patton, E. Elizabeth; Goding, Colin R. (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2018-08-27)
    The close integration of the MAPK, PI3K, and WNT signaling pathways underpins much of development and is deregulated in cancer. In principle, combinatorial posttranslational modification of key lineage-specific transcription factors would be an effective ...
  • Björnsson, Þorsteinn; Þórólfsdóttir, Rósa B.; Sveinbjörnsson, Garðar; Sulem, Patrick; Norðdahl, Guðmundur L.; Helgadóttir, Anna; Grétarsdóttir, Sólveig; Magnusdóttir, Auður; Danielsen, Ragnar; Sigurðsson, Emil L.; Adalsteinsdottir, Berglind; Gunnarsson, Sverrir I; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Arnar, Davíð O.; Helgason, Hróðmar; Guðbjartsson, Tómas; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Holm, Hilma; Stefansson, Kari (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2018-03-24)
    Aims Coarctation of the aorta (CoA) accounts for 4-8% of congenital heart defects (CHDs) and confers substantial morbidity despite treatment. It is increasingly recognized as a highly heritable condition. The aim of the study was to search for sequence ...
  • Janson, Christer; Johannessen, Ane; Franklin, Karl; Svanes, Cecilie; Schiöler, Linus; Malinovschi, Andrei; Gislason, Thorarinn; Benediktsdottir, Bryndis; Schlünssen, Vivi; Jõgi, Rain; Jarvis, Deborah; Lindberg, Eva (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018-09-12)
    Background: The aim of this investigation was to study change in adults over a 20 year period in the prevalence of respiratory symptoms and disorders and its association to year of birth, life style and sleep related variables. Method: Adults 20-44 ...
  • Aldi, Silvia; Matic, Ljubica Perisic; Hamm, Gregory; van Keulen, Daniëlle; Tempel, Dennie; Holmstrøm, Kim; Szwajda, Agnieszka; Nielsen, Boye Schnack; Emilsson, Valur; Ait-Belkacem, Rima; Lengquist, Mariette; Paulsson-Berne, Gabrielle; Eriksson, Per; Lindeman, Jan H.N.; Gool, Alain J.; Stauber, Jonathan; Hedin, Ulf; Hurt-Camejo, Eva (Elsevier BV, 2018-09-21)
    Variants in thePLPP3gene encoding for lipid phosphatephosphohydrolase 3 have been associated with susceptibilityto atherosclerosis independently of classical risk factors.PLPP3 inactivates lysophosphatidic acid (LPA), a pro-inflam-matory, pro-thrombotic ...

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