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  • Einarsdóttir, Jóhanna; Jónsdóttir, Arna H. (Informa UK Limited, 2017-08-09)
    This study aims to examine the meaning-making of parents in five Icelandic preschools concerning the collaboration between preschools and families. Further, the perspectives of educators on the views of the parents were also sought. The theoretical ...
  • Robson, Joanna C.; Dawson, Jill; Cronholm, Peter F.; Ashdown, Susan; Easley, Ebony; Kellom, Katherine S.; Gebhart, Don; Lanier, Georgia; Milman, Nataliya; Peck, Jacqueline; Luqmani, Raashid A.; Shea, Judy A.; Tómasson, Gunnar; Merkel, Peter A. (Springer Nature, 2017-11-09)
    Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA), microscopic polyangiitis (MPA), and eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA) are multisystem diseases of small blood vessels, collectively known as the anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated ...
  • Þorleifsdóttir, Ragna Hlín; Sigurðardóttir, Sigrún Laufey; Sigurgeirsson, Bárður; Ólafsson, Jón Hjaltalín; Sigurðsson, Martin Ingi; Petersen, Hannes; Guðjónsson, Jóhann Elí,; Johnston, Andrew; Valdimarsson, Helgi (Acta Dermato-Venereologica, 2017)
    Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease with profound effects on patients’ health-related quality of life (HRQoL). Twenty-nine patients with plaque psoriasis and a history of streptococcal-associated psoriasis exacerbations were randomly ...
  • Schaller, Martin; Sigurgeirsson, Bárður; Sarkany, Marlis (Wiley-Blackwell, 2017-09-19)
    Patient adherence is a key consideration in the choice of a topical regimen for the treatment of onychomycosis. The objective of this study was to investigate patient-reported outcomes (treatment utilisation, adherence and satisfaction) in onychomycosis ...
  • Þorsteinsson, Rúnar M. (Guðfræðistofnun Háskóla Íslands, 2016)
    Það hefur lengi verið þekkt staðreynd að gyðingurinn Páll postuli og stóumaðurinn Seneca, sem voru samtímamenn, eiga margt sameiginlegt hvað hugmyndafræði varðar. Sérstaklega á þetta við um siðfræði eða siðferðisboðskap þeirra. Síður þekktur er sá ...
  • Volmer, Daisy; Sokirskaja, Aleksandra; Laaksonen, Raisa; Vainio, Kirsti; Sandler, Niklas; Halvorsen, Kjell; Kjome, Reidun; Gizurarson, Sveinbjorn; Muceniece, Ruta; Maurina, Baiba; Dauksiene, Jurgita; Ruuben, Lilian; Björnsdottir, Ingunn; Ratassepp, Tagne; Heinämäki, Jyrki (MDPI AG, 2016-10-13)
    With increased development of medical technology (MT), new challenges emerge related to education and training of pharmacists and other healthcare specialists. Currently, only a few universities in the EU promote MT education and research. Objectives: ...
  • Kozin, Valerii; Iorsh, Ivan; Kibis, Oleg; Shelykh, Ivan (American Physical Society (APS), 2018-01-11)
    We demonstrate theoretically that a strong high-frequency circularly polarized electromagnetic field can turn a two-dimensional periodic array of interconnected quantum rings into a topological insulator. The elaborated approach is applicable to calculate ...
  • Foster, Jonathan A.; Damodaran, Krishna Kumar; Maurin, Antoine; Day, Graeme M.; Thompson, Hugh P. G.; Cameron, Gary J.; Bernal, Jenifer Cuesta; Steed, Jonathan W. (Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), 2017)
    We report the synthesis of a bis(urea) gelator designed to specifically mimic the chemical structure of the highly polymorphic drug substance ROY. Crystallization of ROY from toluene gels of this gelator results in the formation of the metastable red ...
  • Drobnjak, Tijana; Meiri, Hamutal; Mandalá, Maurizio; Huppertz, Berthold; Gizurarson, Sveinbjörn (Dove Medical Press Ltd., 2018-07)
    Introduction: Human placental protein 13 (PP13) is a galectin predominantly expressed by the placenta. Low serum concentrations of PP13 in early pregnancy indicate a higher risk of developing preeclampsia. Methods: The pharmacokinetic disposition ...
  • Gunnell, Anthony S.; Joyce, Sarah; Tomlin, Stephania; Taaffe, Dennis R.; Cormie, Prue; Newton, Robert U.; Joseph, David; Spry, Nigel; Einarsdóttir, Kristjana; Galvão, Daniel A. (Frontiers Media SA, 2017-02-14)
    Evidence suggests physical activity improves prognosis following cancer diagnosis; however, evidence regarding prognosis in long-term survivors of cancer is scarce. We assessed physical activity in 1,589 cancer survivors at an average 8.8 years following ...
  • Divanoglou, Anestis; Chance-Larsen, Kenneth; Fleming, Julie; Wolfe, Michele (Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education, 2017-08-31)
    An increasing number of universities offer educational programmes across multiple campuses, as a way of facilitating access to tertiary education and filling the shortage of health professionals in rural and regional settings. Offering an equitable ...
  • Skúladóttir, Guðrún Valgerður; Óskarsdóttir, Harpa; Pisanu, Claudia; Sjödin, Marcus; Lindberg, Johan; Mwinyi, Jessica; Schiöth, Helgi B (Dove Medical Press Ltd., 2018-10)
    Purpose: Dietary macronutrient composition, stearoyl-CoA desaturase (SCD) activity indices, and primary bile acid (BA) concentrations are among the factors that have been associated with lipid metabolism and contributed to obesity. We investigated the ...
  • Minchew, Brent; Simons, Mark; Björnsson, Helgi; Pálsson, Finnur; Morlighem, Mathieu; Seroussi, Helene; Larour, Eric; Hensley, Scott (Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2016-02)
    The mechanical properties of glacier beds play a fundamental role in regulating the sensitivity of glaciers to environmental forcing across a wide range of timescales. Glaciers are commonly underlain by deformable till whose mechanical properties and ...
  • Beck, Samantha V.; Carvalho, Gary R.; Barlow, Axel; Rüber, Lukas; Hui Tan, Heok; Nugroho, Estu; Wowor, Daisy; Mohd Nor, Siti Azizah; Herder, Fabian; Muchlisin, Zainal A.; de Bruyn, Mark (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2017-07-25)
    The complex climatic and geological history of Southeast Asia has shaped this region’s high biodiversity. In particular, sea level fluctuations associated with repeated glacial cycles during the Pleistocene both facilitated, and limited, connectivity ...
  • Sigurdsson, Samuel; Erlendsdóttir, Helga; Quirk, Sigríður Júlía; Kristjánsson, Júlíus; Hauksson, Kristján; Andrésdóttir, Birta Dögg Ingudóttir; Jónsson, Arnar Jan; Halldórsson, Kolbeinn Hans; Saemundsson, Arni; Ólason, Óli Hilmar; Hrafnkelsson, Birgir; Kristinsson, Karl G.; Haraldsson, Ásgeir (Elsevier BV, 2017-09)
    Background Since the introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines, vaccine type pneumococcal carriage and disease has decreased world-wide. The aim was to monitor changes in the nasopharyngeal carriage of pneumococci, the distribution of serotypes ...
  • Safreed-Harmon, Kelly; Hetherington, Kristina L.; Aleman, Soo; Alho, Hannu; Dalgard, Olav; Frisch, Tove; Gottfredsson, Magnus; Weis, Nina; Lazarus, Jeffrey V. (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2018-01-30)
    Background and aims In the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden), the prevalence of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is relatively low in the general population, but is much higher among people who inject drugs (PWID). ...
  • Önnudóttir, Eva; Harðarson, Ólafur Þ (Stofnun stjórnsýslufræða og stjórnmála við Háskóla Íslands, 2018-05-30)
    In the research presented in this paper, we analyse whether the structure of the political cleavage system in Iceland has changed since 1983, as well as whether the impacts of party-voter linkages and the social structure of the vote have changed ...
  • Vilhelmsdóttir, Sjöfn; Kristinsson, Gunnar Helgi (Stofnun stjórnsýslufræða og stjórnmála við Háskóla Íslands, 2018-05-31)
    Economic performance has a well-known relationship to political trust. If the economy is perceived as performing well, the levels of political trust are likely to improve. During the 2008 economic crash in Iceland, this relationship seemed vindicated ...
  • Einarsdóttir, Þorgerður J.; Heijstra, Thamar Melanie; Rafnsdóttir, Guðbjörg Linda (Stofnun stjórnsýslufræða og stjórnmála við Háskóla Íslands, 2018-05-30)
    The ethnic diversity of modern states raises the question of where successful countries are in terms of immigrant inclusion. The number of immigrants in Iceland has increased significantly since 2004, and by the end of 2016, immigrants made up around ...
  • Reginsson, Gunnar W.; Ingason, Andres; Euesden, Jack; Bjornsdottir, Gyda; Ólafsson, Sigurgeir; Sigurdsson, Engilbert; Óskarsson, Högni; Tyrfingsson, Þórarinn; Rúnarsdóttir, Valgerður; Hansdóttir, Ingunn; Steinberg, Stacy; Stefánsson, Hreinn; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Thorgeirsson, Thorgeir; Stefánsson, Kári (Wiley, 2017-02-23)
    We use polygenic risk scores (PRSs) for schizophrenia (SCZ) and bipolar disorder (BPD) to predict smoking, and addiction to nicotine, alcohol or drugs in individuals not diagnosed with psychotic disorders. Using PRSs for 144 609 subjects, including 10 ...