Editorial Policies

Authorship

As per our publication policy, every author's contribution to a published work should be clearly credited. Equal contribution from the authors will be indicated in the published paper with symbol "#". All authors of the article will be cleared mentioned along with the affiliation of each author separately.

Submission of manuscript

Authors are requested to read the "Author Instructions (Link: https://tppm.msubmit.net/cgi-bin/main.plex?form_type=display_auth_instructions)" before making a submission. Manuscript should be prepared according to the style and specifications of the journal's policy. Complete submission guidelines are explained in the link.

Peer-review

We follow a single-blind review process, where the reviewers are anonymous to authors, which allow the reviewers to provide an honest and unbiased review. The reviewers are also allowed sending confidential comments only to the editors. Such comments will not be sent to authors. Editor with the help of reviewers makes every effort to support the advancement of research and discovery. The Reviewer Instructions are clearly explained in this page (https://tppm.msubmit.net/cgi-bin/main.plex?form_type=display_rev_instructions). In the review process, we consider 1-2 external reviewer reviews plus internal editor review and critics, final decision will be determined by editor-in-chiefs. The editor details, who handled the manuscript from submission till acceptance and publication will be published in the article.

We use eJournalPress to manage submitted manuscripts and review process.

Acknowledgments

All contributors who supported to the work, but do not meet the criteria for authorship should be listed in an ‘Acknowledgement' section.

Plagiarism/Duplicate publication

Any manuscript submitted to the journal must be original and the manuscript, or substantial parts of it, must not be under consideration by any other journal. Authors should declare any potentially overlapping publications on submission. We use ithenticate to check potential plagiarism.

Correction and retractions

To maintain the quality of the published articles, we address any challenges or questions around the work that we publish. Author corrections will be reviewed by the editorial staff and an important error made by the author that affects the publication will be rectified.

In rare situations, when the interpretation or conclusion of an article is substantially undermined, it may be necessary for published articles to be retracted. The article will be retracted and notified to the author with the confirmation of the retraction process.

Confidentiality

We never share manuscripts with third parties or outside of the journal. Reviewers are therefore required to respect the confidentiality of the peer-review process and not reveal any details of a manuscript or its review during the review process.

Advertising Policy

No advertisement is accepted for the journal site.

Research Ethic Policy

The editors should access whether the submitted paper is following the standard Research Ethic Policies. These policies include ethics in human and animal related studies. A statement for human study is needed to indicate that the study is approved by the Internal Review Board. A statement for animal study is needed to indicate that the study is approved by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee.

Informed Consent Policy

The editors and reviewer should also check and verify whether the human study needed an informed consent. If there is concern of breach of confidentiality of patients without any informed consent or any violation of the informed consent policy, a manuscript should be rejected. When an informed consent is available, the specific statement that an informed consent is obtained should be included in the method section of the manuscript.