Conflict of Interest

  • For authors: authors must declare any potential conflict of interest in related to the research when submitting the manuscript, including academic competition, and financial benefits.
  • For editors: editors should assess their own potential conflicts, and avoid participating in the whole peer-review process when being one of the authors.
  • For reviewers: reviewers should avoid relationship with any author. If they feel unable to be objective, they must declare potential interest, and decline to review the manuscript.