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- All authors of this submission have contributed to its content.
- All authors of this paper have read and approved the final version submitted.
- The content of this manuscript has not been copyrighted or published previously.
- The content of this manuscript is not now under consideration for publication elsewhere.
- The content of this manuscript will not be copyrighted, submitted, or published elsewhere, while acceptance by the Journal is under consideration.
Invited EditorialsEditorials are authoritative commentaries on topics of current interest or that relate to articles published in the same issue. Manuscripts should be up to 1500 words in length. The number of references should not exceed 10. The number of authors is limited to no more than 2.
Original PapersManuscripts in this category describe the results of original research conducted in the broad area of life science and medicine. The manuscript should be presented in the format of Abstract (250-word limit), Keywords, Introduction, Material and methods, Results, Discussion, Perspectives, Acknowledgments and References. In the Discussion section, statements regarding the importance and novelty of the study should be presented. In addition, the limitations of the study should be articulated. The abstract must be structured and include: Introduction, Aim, Material and methods, Results and Conclusions. Manuscripts cannot exceed 3500 words in length (excluding title page, abstract and references) and contain no more than a combination of 8 tables and/or figures. The number of references should not exceed 45.
Brief ReportsManuscripts in this category may present results of studies involving small sample sizes, introduce new methodologies, describe preliminary findings or replication studies. The manuscript must follow the same format requirements as full length manuscripts. Brief reports should be up to 2000 words (excluding title page, abstract and references) and can include up to 3 tables and/or figures. The number of references should not exceed 25.
Review PapersThese articles should describe recent advances in areas within the Journal’s scope. Review articles cannot exceed 5000 words length (excluding title page, abstract and references) and contain no more than a combination of 10 tables and/or figures. Authors are encouraged to restrict figures and tables to essential data that cannot be described in the text. The number of references should not exceed 80.
Thousand words about..."Thousand words about…" is a form of Mini-Reviews. Manuscripts in this category should focus on latest achievements of life science and medicine. Manuscripts should be up to 1000 words in length (excluding title page, abstract and references) and contain up to 5 tables and/or figures and up to 25 most relevant references. The number of authors is limited to no more than 3.
Images in Clinical MedicineManuscripts in this category should contain one distinct image from life science or medicine. Only original and high-quality images are considered for publication. The description of the image (up to 250 words) should present relevant information like short description of the patient's history, clinical findings and course, imaging techniques or molecular biology techniques (e.g. blotting techniques or immunostaining). All labeled structures in the image should be described and explained in the legend. The number of references should not exceed 5. The number of authors is limited to no more than 5.
The Rationale, Design and Methods of New StudiesManuscripts in this category should provide information regarding the grants awarded by different founding agencies, e.g. National Health Institute, European Union, National Science Center or National Center for Research and Development. The manuscript should be presented in the format of Research Project Objectives, Research Plan and Basic Concept, Research Methodology, Measurable Effects and Expected Results. The article should also contain general information about the grant: grant title, keywords (up to five), name of the principal investigator and co-investigators, founding source with the grant number, Ethical Committee permission number, code in clinical trials (if applicable). Only grant projects in the amount over 100000 Euro can be presented. Manuscripts should be up to 2000 words in length (excluding references) and can include up to 5 tables and/or figures. The abstract should not exceed 150 words. The number of authors is limited to the Principal Investigator and Co-investigators.
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