Papers in refereed Proceedings

1.             Comparative studies of Icelandic people living in Canada and in Iceland.

Axelsson,J;  J.Ó.P.Pálsson, N.Sigfússon, G. Pétursdóttir & A.B.Way.

Circumpolar Health 81, eds. B.Harvald & J.P.Hart Hansen.

Copenhagen, Nordic Council for Arctic Medical Research, 33:201-205, 1983.

2.             Serum lipids in children and adolescents from Eastern Iceland.

Pétursdóttir G; A.B.Way, N.Sigfússon,J.Axelsson.

Circumpolar Health 81, eds. B.Harvald & J.P.Hart Hansen

Copenhagen, Nordic Council for Arctic Medical Research,33:295-299, 1983.

3.            Serum lipids in 21 to 60 year old people from Eastern Iceland.

Axelsson, J; N.Sigfússon, A.B.Way & G. Pétursdóttir.

Circumpolar Health 81. eds. B.Harvald & J.P.Hart Hansen

Copenhagen, Nordic Council for Arctic Medical Research, 33:304-307,1983.

4.             When being small is your strength: a survey of Iceland as a forum for

population studies.

in Circumpolar Health 84: 22-31,  ed. R. Fortuine.

University of Washington Press, Seattle & London, 1985.

5.             Rural-urban differences in lung size and function in Iceland.

Axelsson,J;  J.G.Óskarsson, G. Pétursdóttir, A.B.Way, N.Sigfússon &

M.Karlsson.

in Circumpolar Health 84: 64-65, ed. R. Fortuine,

University of Washington Press, Seattle & London, 1985.

6.             Comparison of total serum cholesterol and triglycerides between town-

and farm dwelling Icelandic youths.

Way,A.B;  J.Axelsson, G. Pétursdóttir & N.Sigfússon

in Circumpolar Health 84:268-275,  ed. R. Fortuine.

University of Washington Press, Seattle & London, 1985.

7.             Obesity in Icelandic youngsters and Canadian youngsters of Icelandic descent: a  comparison.

Way, A.B.; J. Axelsson, G. Pétursdóttir, J.Ó.P. Pálsson, S.B.Sigurðsson, &

G.A. Kristjánsson

Arctic Medical Research  47, Suppl. 1, 462-465, 1988.

8.             Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in two separate but genetically comparable populations.

J. Axelsson, M. KArlsson, G. Petursdottir,A.G. Asgeirsdottir, O.Olafsson,

N. Sigfússon, A.B. Way, H. Sigvaldason & S.B. Sigurdsson

In: Circumpolar Heath 90:509-511. Eds. Postl et al University of Manitoba Press 1991.

9.             Prevalence of  hypertension in two separate bur genetically comparable adult populations.

S.B.Sigurdsson, G. Pétursdóttir, N.L. Stephens, B. Naimark, A.B.Way,

M. Karlsson & J. Axelsson

In: Circumpolar Heath 90:515-6. Eds. Postl et al University of Manitoba Press 1991.

10. Striking increase in lipid related cardiovascular risk in a population from north-eastern Iceland.

J. Axelsson, S. Guðmundsdóttir, S.B. Sigurðsson, G. Pétursdóttir, A.B. Way  and Ó. Ólafsson

In Circumpolar Health 1993, eds. G. Pétursdóttir et al;  Arctic Medical Reasearch,53:suppl.2,:584-585, 1994

11.           The relative impact of heredity and environment on the expression of cardiovascular risk factors:  Findings from a “natural experiment” – I

Jóhann Axelsson, Stefán B. Sigurðsson, Guðrún Pétursdóttir, Guðrún V. Skúladóttir, Ólafur Ólafsson, Nikulás Sigfússon, Mikael M. Karlsson

In Lipid Forum 95   Eds.  Guðmundur G. Haraldsson, Sigmundur Guðbjarnason 219-222,1995

12.           The relative impact of heredity and environment on the expression of cardiovascular risk factors:  Findings from a “natural experiment” – II

Jóhann Axelsson, Stefán B. Sigurðsson, Guðrún Pétursdóttir, Guðrún V. Skúladóttir, Ólafur Ólafsson, Nikulás Sigfússon, Mikael M. Karlsson

In Lipid Forum 95   Eds.  Guðmundur G. Haraldsson, Sigmundur Guðbjarnason 223-226, 1995

  1. Safety at Sea for Fishermen and the role of  FAO

Jeremy Turner and Gudrun Petursdottir

Proceedings of the International Fishing Industry Safety and Health Confererence: ed. Lincoln JM et al, DHHS (NIOSH) Publications No 2002-147:37-49, 2002