The ethics and disclosures section is an important aspect of the submission process, as it ensures the integrity and transparency of the research presented.
- Authors are required to adhere to the highest ethical standards in their research. This includes obtaining informed consent from participants, ensuring the confidentiality and privacy of participants, and avoiding any form of plagiarism or fabrication of data.
- If the research involves human participants, the authors must provide a statement in the manuscript describing the ethical considerations of the study and how they were addressed.
- The study should be conducted in compliance with the guidelines of the Declaration of Helsinki.
- If the study involve animal, authors should follow the guidelines of the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals.
- All authors must disclose any financial or other conflicts of interest that may have influenced the conduct or interpretation of the research.
- Any funding sources or sponsors of the research should be acknowledged in the manuscript.
- Any authors that have an affiliation with entities that could be affected by the publication of the article should disclose this information.
It is important to note that any failure to comply with ethical standards and make appropriate disclosures can lead to rejection of the manuscript or retraction of the published article.