Greinar - HR: Recent submissions

  • Fogarassy, Csaba; Finger, David (MDPI AG, 2020-06-22)
    Circular solutions are essential to tackle the imminent challenges of depleting resources and emerging environmental problems. The complex nature of material and energy systems and the changing economic and technological conditions depend on regional ...
  • Marcu, Sara; Pegolo, Elena; Ívarsson, Eysteinn; Jónasson, Aron Dalin; Jónasson, Viktor; Aubonnet, Romain; Gargiulo, Paolo; Banea, Ovidiu Constantin (PAGEPress Publications, 2020-04-01)
    We present preliminary results from the ongoing study entitled "Icelandic AVH-TMS" which aim is to study the effectiveness of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) treatment for patients with schizophrenia and with persistent auditory ...
  • Sigmundsson, Hermundur; Haga, Monika; Ofteland, Greta Storm; Solstad, Trygve (Elsevier BV, 2020-04)
    The aim of this study was to examine when children learn to read and how learning to read depends on a foundation of alphabetic knowledge. 356 children aged 5–6 years completed assessments of letter-sound knowledge, i.e. the names and sounds of uppercase ...
  • Recenti, Marco; Ricciardi, Carlo; Edmunds, Kyle; Gislason, Magnus K.; Gargiulo, Paolo (PAGEPress Publications, 2020-04-01)
    The nonlinear trimodal regression analysis (NTRA) method based on radiodensitometric CT images distributions was developed for the quantitative characterization of soft tissue changes according to the lower extremity function of elderly subjects. In ...
  • Ólafsdóttir, Þórunn Ásta; Theódórs, Fannar; Bjarnadóttir, Kristbjörg; Björnsdóttir, Unnur Steina; Agustsdottir, Arna B.; Stefánsson, Ólafur A.; Ivarsdottir, Erna; Sigurðsson, Jón K.; Benónísdóttir, Stefanía; Eyjólfsson, Guðmundur I.; Gíslason, Davíð; Gislason, Thorarinn; Guðmundsdóttir, Steinunn; Gylfason, Arnaldur; Halldórsson, Bjarni; Halldorsson, Gisli; Júlíusdóttir, Þórhildur; Kristinsdottir, Anna M.; Lúðvíksdóttir, Dóra; Ludviksson, Bjorn; Másson, Gísli; Norland, Kristjan; Onundarson, Pall; Olafsson, Isleifur; Sigurdardottir, Olof; Stefánsdóttir, Lilja; Sveinbjörnsson, Garðar; Tragante do O, Vinicius; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Þorleifsson, Guðmar; sulem, patrick; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Norddahl, Guðmundur L.; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020-01-20)
    Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases affecting both children and adults. We report a genome-wide association meta-analysis of 69,189 cases and 702,199 controls from Iceland and UK biobank. We find 88 asthma risk variants at 56 loci, 19 ...
  • Shafiei, Ehsan; Davidsdottir, Brynhildur; Stefansson, Hlynur; Asgeirsson, Eyjolfur Ingi; Fazeli, Reza; Gestsson, Marías Halldór; Leaver, Jonathan (Elsevier BV, 2019-10)
    Transition to electric vehicles (EVs) requires multidimensional policy measures incorporating vehicle fleets, energy systems, consumer behaviours, and socio-economic developments. The main objective of this paper is to evaluate the implications of a ...
  • Shafiei, Ehsan; Davidsdottir, Brynhildur; Fazeli, Reza; Leaver, Jonathan; Stefansson, Hlynur; Asgeirsson, Eyjolfur Ingi (Elsevier BV, 2018-03)
    Iceland as an island country with abundant renewable energy resources has been totally dependent on imported petroleum fuels to meet its transport fuel demand. Transition to electric vehicles (EVs) is of particular interest for Iceland as electricity ...
  • Christensen, Christian; Jonsdottir-Buch, Sandra Mjoll; Sigurjonsson, Olafur (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2020-04-15)
    Background Clinical application of mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) usually requires an in vitro expansion step to reach clinically relevant numbers. In vitro cell expansion necessitates supplementation of basal mammalian cell culture medium with growth ...
  • Buchweitz, Lea F.; Yurkovich, James T.; Blessing, Christoph; Kohler, Veronika; Schwarzkopf, Fabian; King, Zachary A.; Yang, Laurence; Jóhannsson, Freyr; Sigurjónsson, Ólafur E.; Rolfsson, Óttar; Heinrich, Julian; Dräger, Andreas (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020-04-03)
    Background: New technologies have given rise to an abundance of-omics data, particularly metabolomic data. The scale of these data introduces new challenges for the interpretation and extraction of knowledge, requiring the development of innovative ...
  • Sigmundsson, Hermundur; Clemente, F.M.; Loftesnes, J.M. (Elsevier BV, 2020-12)
    The main aim of the study was to explore the relationship between passion, grit and mindset in a group of football players in Norway. The sample had 63 participants. In three different groups in relation to age and level. Sogndal elite team (N = 25) ...
  • Björnsdóttir, Erla; Lindberg, Eva; Benediktsdóttir, Bryndís; Gislason, Thorarinn; Garcia Larsen, Vanessa; Franklin, Karl; Jarvis, Debbie; Demoly, Pascal; Perret, Jennifer L; Garcia Aymerich, Judith; Arenas, Sandra Dorado; Heinrich, Joachim; Torén, Kjell; Jögi, Rain; Janson, Christer (BMJ, 2020-04-28)
    Objectives To compare the prevalence of different insomnia subtypes among middle-Aged adults from Europe and Australia and to explore the cross-sectional relationship between insomnia subtypes, respiratory symptoms and lung function. Design Cross-sectional ...
  • Ólafsdóttir, Thorhildur; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; sulem, patrick; Stefánsson, Ólafur A.; Medek, Helga; Olafsson, Karl; Ingþórsson, Orri; Guðmundsson, Valur; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Halldorsson, Gisli; Kristjansson, Ragnar; Frigge, Michael L.; Stefánsdóttir, Lilja; Sigurðsson, Jón K.; Oddsson, Asmundur; Sigurðsson, Ásgeir; Eggertsson, Hannes P.; Melsted, Páll; Halldórsson, Bjarni; Lund, Sigrún Helga; Styrkarsdottir, Unnur; Steinthorsdottir, Valgerdur; Gudmundsson, Julius; Holm, Hilma; Tragante do O, Vinicius; Asselbergs, Folkert; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Jónsdóttir, Kristín; Rafnar, Thorunn; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020-03-17)
    Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a downward descent of one or more of the pelvic organs, resulting in a protrusion of the vaginal wall and/or uterus. We performed a genome-wide association study of POP using data from Iceland and the UK Biobank, a total ...
  • de Niet, Julia; Finger, David C.; Bring, Arvid; Egilson, David; Gustafsson, David; Kalantari, Zahra (MDPI AG, 2020-03-30)
    The benefits of fractional snow cover area, as an additional dataset for calibration, were evaluated for an Icelandic catchment with a low degree of glaciation and limited data. For this purpose, a Hydrological Projections for the Environment (HYPE) ...
  • Pietrenko-Dabrowska, Anna; Koziel, Slawomir (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
    Design of contemporary antennas necessarily involves electromagnetic (EM) simulation tools. Their employment is imperative to ensure evaluation reliability but also to carry out the design process itself, especially, the adjustment of antenna dimensions. ...
  • Teitsdóttir, Unnur Diljá; Jónsdóttir, María K.; Lund, Sigrún Helga; Darreh-Shori, Taher; Snædal, Jón; Petersen, Petur Henry (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020-08-04)
    Background: Neuroinflammation has gained increasing attention as a potential contributing factor in the onset and progression of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The objective of this study was to examine the association of selected cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) ...
  • Ricciardi, Carlo; Edmunds, Kyle; Recenti, Marco; Sigurdsson, Sigurdur; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Carraro, Ugo; Gargiulo, Paolo (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020-02-18)
    The nonlinear trimodal regression analysis (NTRA) method based on radiodensitometric CT distributions was recently developed and assessed for the quantification of lower extremity function and nutritional parameters in aging subjects. However, the use ...
  • Chapman, Jennifer; Halldorsson, Brynjar; Creswell, Cathy (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020-04)
    Current cognitive models of social anxiety disorder (SAD) in adults indicate that negative self-images play a pivotal role in maintaining the disorder. However, little is known about the role of negative imagery in the maintenance of social anxiety for ...
  • Pietrenko-Dabrowska, Anna; Koziel, Slawomir (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-05-27)
    Utilization of fast surrogate models has become a viable alternative to direct handling of full-wave electromagnetic (EM) simulations in EM-driven design. Their purpose is to alleviate the difficulties related to high computational cost of multiple ...
  • Nigatu, Yeshambel Tesfa; Sigfúsdóttir, Inga Dóra (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020-04-20)
    A double burden of malnutrition occurs when individuals, household members or communities experience both undernutrition and overweight. Here, we show geospatial estimates of overweight and wasting prevalence among children under 5 years of age in 105 ...
  • Ricciardi, Carlo; Valente, Antonio Saverio; Edmunds, Kyle; Cantoni, Valeria; Green, Roberta; Fiorillo, Antonella; Picone, Ilaria; Santini, Stefania; Cesarelli, Mario (SAGE Publications, 2020-01)
    Coronary artery disease is one of the most prevalent chronic pathologies in the modern world, leading to the deaths of thousands of people, both in the United States and in Europe. This article reports the use of data mining techniques to analyse a ...