Publication Ethics

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Conflict of interest

All authors must disclose any financial and personal relationships with other people or organizations that could inappropriately influence (bias) their work. Examples of potential conflicts of interest include employment, consultancies, stock ownership, honoraria, paid expert testimony, patent applications/registrations, and grants or other funding.


Articles should be well-written with clarity in English. If English is not your native language, you should seek the assistance of a colleague or professional translator.

The following papers will not be accepted for publication:

  • Studies on people not approved by an accredited Ethics Committee with approval number or without written informed consent from the subject or legal guardian.
  • Studies on animals not approved by an accredited Ethics with the approval number and Animal Care Committee.
  • Manuscripts that report preliminary results or only confirm previously reported results.