Emma Run Bjarnadottir

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Osteoporotic fractures are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in ageing populations. Osteoporosis, defined as low bone mineral density (BMD) and associated fractures, have significant genetic components that are largely unknown. Linkage analysis in a large number of extended osteoporosis families in Iceland, using a phenotype that combines(More)
BACKGROUND We hypothesize that perinatal exposures, in particular the human microbiome and maternal nutrition during pregnancy, interact with the genetic predisposition to cause an abnormal immune modulation in early life towards a trajectory to chronic inflammatory diseases such as asthma and others. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to explore these(More)
A study exploring the focus on usability in testing practices in software development teams in Iceland using the agile software process Scrum is described in this paper. A survey was conducted to describe how testing is conducted and to what extent testing techniques are used. The results show that unit, integration, system and acceptance testing are the(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the prevalence of IgE-mediated sensitization, allergic disorders and possible risk factors for atopic sensitization among Icelandic medical students (n=113) to a randomly chosen age matched group previously investigated in the Icelandic part of the European Community Respiratory Health Survey. MATERIAL AND METHODS Altogether 100(More)
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