Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope


Scope: Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Advances in Dentistry and Stomatology

• Temporomandibular joint function and disorder
Oral cancer
• Evidence-based dentistry and related fields (e.g., systematic reviews, translational, effectiveness, stakeholder analysis, health literacy, HIT, Practice-based research networks, patient-centered dental home/neighborhoods, evidence-based revisions of clinical practice guidelines, etc)
Cell based and growth factors in regenerative surgery
• Minimal invasive protocols
• Non-surgical approach to periodontal disease
• Treatment strategies for periimplantitis
• The role of fluoridation in the 21 century
• Novel treatment modalities to orthodontic tooth movement
• Tooth preservation versus implant placement: where do we stand on the evidences
• Apical surgery: new materials and techniques
• Removable dentures in the implants' era
• Plastic restorations: in pursue of the ideal material
• Recent advancement in aesthetic dentistry

Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Science
• Biopharmaceutics and Pharmaceutics
• Pharmacy Practice
• Pharmaceutical Chemistry
• Pharmacology
• Adrenergic Drugs
• Adrenergic Drugs
• Anesthesia Pharmacology
• Antibiotics
• Application of membrane protein structure determination and its applications in drug design
• Chemotherapy and other antineoplastic drugs
• Cholinergic Drugs
• Clinical Pharmacology
• Clinical Pharmacy
• Design and optimization of dosage regimens
• Drug Development
• Drug metabolism & interactions
• Narcotic
• Nursing Pharmacology
• Personalized Medicine
• Pharmaceutical crops
• Pharmaceuticals testing
• Pharmacogenetics
• Pharmacogenomics
• Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics
• Serotonin Pharmacology

Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
• Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS)
• Arrhythmias
• Atrial Fibrillation
• Cardiac Emergencies
• Cardiac Surgeries
• Cardiomyopathy
• Congenital Heart Disease
• Diagnostic Imaging and Biomarkers
• Genomic Medicine
• Heart & Lung Transplant
• Heart Failure
• Hypertension
• Interventional Cardiology
• Lipids and Cardiovascular Risk Management
• Medical Devices in Cardiology
• Vascular Disease
• Vascular Surgery
• Cardiology • Cardiovascular Medical Research
• Preventive Cardiology
• Diseases of the Aorta
• Cardiac Tumors
• Cardiac rehabilitation
• Community Cardiology
• Resuscitation
• Disorders of the coronary circulation
• Cardiac Arrest
• Disorders of the myocardium (muscle of the heart)
• Disorders of the pericardium (outer lining of the heart)
• Disorders of the heart valves
• Congenital heart defect
• Diseases of blood vessels (vascular diseases)
• Devices used in cardiology
• Diagnostic tests and proceduresand Outcomes
• Collaborative Care – Current Concepts in Multidisciplinary Management
Cancer Medical Research
• Cancer Medical Research
• Diagnosis of Cancer
• Cancer Health Disparities
• Oncology and Cancer Biology
• Cancer Treatment and Cancer Management
• Clinical Management of Cancer
• Cancer Immunology
• Viral Oncology
• Environmental Carcinogens and Cancer Prevention and Control
• Chemical Therapeutics
• Cancer Imaging
• Allied Health Session – Extending our Knowledge of Treatment: Impacts and Outcomes
• Collaborative Care – Current Concepts in Multidisciplinary Management
Pediatrics Practices
• Adolescent Health
• Adolescent Medicine
• Advances in Fetal Evaluation and Testing
• Allergy and Immunology
• Birth Defects
• Bone acquisition in health and disease
• Bone assessment, bone health and bone status in health and disease
• Child Public Health
• Childhood & Adolescence
• Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
• Early nutrition and later growth
• Education and Training
• Emergency Medicine
• Endocrinology, Diabetes, Obesity
• Ethical Issues and Neonatology in Future
• Genetics, Congenital Anomalies
• Global Neonatal Mortality
• Hematology and Oncology
• High Tech Neonatology
• Infancy
• Infections - Congenital, Early and Late Onset
• Infectious Diseases
• Information on Infant Crying (#1 Trigger for Shaking)
• Latest News Concerning SBS/AHT
• Macro and micronutrients
• Maternal-Fetal Medicine
• Mental Health
• Neonatal & Prematurity
• Neonatal Cardiology
• Neonatal hematology
• Neonatal Jaundice
• Neonatal Nephrology
• Neonatal Radiology
• Neonatology
• Nephrology
• Neurodevelop-mental Disability
• Neurology
• Neurology of the Newborn
• Nutrition and diabetes
• Nutrition and growth during growth hormone therapy
• Nutrition and growth in childhood and adolescence
• Nutrition and growth in children suffering from chronic disease
• Nutrition and growth in under privileged communities
• Nutrition and the hormonal system
• Nutrition in the premature infant
• Nutrition in underprivileged countries
• Nutrition supplements
• Nutrition, Gastroenterology and Metabolism
• Nutritional Management and the Importance of Human Milk
• Obesity and growth during childhood and adolescence
• Optimal growth of premature infants
• Outcome measures of nutrition and growth
• Outcomes and Consequences of SBS/AHT
• Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
• Pediatric Cardiology
• Pediatric Critical & Intensive Care
• Pediatric Dermatology
• Pediatric Dermatology
• Pediatric Education
• Pediatric Endocrinology
• Pediatric Gastroenterology
• Pediatric Genetics
• Pediatric Hematology & Oncology
• Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology
• Pediatric Nephrology
• Pediatric Neurology
• Pediatric Nutrition
• Pediatric Pharmacology and Toxicology
• Pediatric Psychiatry
• Pediatric Pulmonology and sleep Medicine
• Pediatric Radiology
• Pediatric Rheumatology
• Pediatric Sports Medicine
• Pediatric Surgery and its specialties
• Pediatric Surgery and surgical sub-specialties
• Pharmacology
• Pharmacology and Therapeutics
• Primary Care
• Pulmonology
• Rare and Orphan diseases
• Respiratory Support – New Approaches
• Resuscitation Best Practices
• Science Behind SBS/AHT
• Signs and Symptoms of SBS/AHT
• Simulation Programs
• Social Pediatrics
• Specific Information for Educators
• Specific Information for Legal and Investigative Professionals
• Specific Information for Medical Professionals
• Specific Inormation for Parents and Caregivers
• The right diet for infants born SGA
• Vitamins and hormonal system

Obstetrics & Gynecology Procedure

Advanced Physiology Research

Pathology & Laboratory

Research in Advance Anatomy
Gross Anatomy (Macroscopic) Microscopic Anatomy

• Human Body Parts • Cytology
• What Does Gross Anatomy Study? • Histology
• What is Gross Anatomy?
• What Gross Anatomy Based On?
• How to Survive Gross Anatomy?
• Gross Anatomy of the Eye
• Gross Anatomy of the Lungs
• Functions of a Gross Anatomy Kidney
• Gross Anatomy of a Long Bone
• Skeletal System
• Muscular System
• Nervous System
• Circulatory System
• Digestive System
• Urogenital System
• Endocrine System
• Blood Type Analysis
• Respiratory System
• Urinary System
• Reproductive System
• Spinal Nerve System
• Arteries
• Cell and tissue abnormality in diseases


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Reviewer Process:

  • Prospective Authors are invited to submit original papers not being considered for publication elsewhere.
  • Submissions will be judged on Appropriateness of the Topic, Conceptual Adequacy/ Mastery of Relevant Literature, Technical Adequacy (if applicable), Clarity of Presentation and Significance of Contribution to the Field.
  • All articles submitted to GSTF journals will be checked for plagiarism and must be submitted through EDAS.
  • Submissions will go through independent and professional “Blind Peer Review” process.
  • Authors will be notified via email on the outcome of the review processes.
  • Authors can appeal for re-submission (after updating their manuscript as suggested by the reviewers) for further consideration.
Reviewer guidelines:
  • Reviewers are expected to handle submitted manuscript in confidence. Editors will periodically monitor the processes and advise reviewers with respect to ensuring compliance to academic integrity, ethical conduct and in enforcing academic rigour.


Open Access Policy

Journal Policies

GSTF is committed to keeping articles published in its journals in full compliance with Open Access principles and practices through GSTF Digital Library (http://dl6.globalstf.org) being fully attributed to GSTF.

Access & Archiving

The manuscripts are archived in GSTF Digital Library (dl6.globalstf.org)

Copyright for Authors

GSTF requires the author(s) to grant exclusive world-wide license in perpetuity, in all forms, format and media to a) publish b) distribute c) display d) store e) reprint f) translate into other languages and reproduce the paper g) the inclusion of electronic links of the paper to third party material where-ever it may be hosted h) and/or license to any third party to do any or all of the above.

The author(s) may use their own papers for non-commercial purposes by acknowledging first publication in GSTF Journal and giving full reference and/or web link as appropriate.


All journal articles submitted via EDAS will be scrutinized for any plagiarism and/or academic misconduct. In the event of complaints received against an author the board will investigate and may request the author to clarify and/or reject the submission for review.

Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication

An author should not in general publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable.

Acknowledgement of Sources

Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work.


Authors can appeal against the editorial decisions about their submissions. Please contact appeals@globalstf.org. GSTF will respond to appeals from authors within 2-3 weeks.

GSTF extends free access to individuals and University libraries and fully embraces Open Access policies.

Revenue sources

GSTF Journals do not generate any income via subscription fees or from pay per view. The publication fees of the journal will subsidize costs involved in provision and maintenance of publication infrastructure, operational and administrative costs including print and shipping, processing of manuscripts through peer-reviews, hosting services of the on-line libraries amongst others. The author may be able to defray the processing fees by securing funds from their institutions and/or research funding.

Permission for Authors:

Author(s) of GSTF Journals may use their own articles for non-commercial purposes without written approval from GSTF but must acknowledge first publication in GSTF journal and must include a full reference ad/or web-link else will be in violation of the license. 

Permission to reuse for Third Parties:

Anyone else other the author(s) of the original research paper who intends to reproduce a GSTF Journal article must seek permission from GSTF by writing to republication@globalstf.org

GSTF Journals do not generate any income via subscription fees or from pay per view. The publication fees of the journal will subsidize costs involved in provision and maintenance of publication infrastructure, operational and administrative costs including print and shipping, processing of manuscripts through peer-reviews, hosting services of the on-line libraries amongs others. The author may be able to defray the processing fees by securing funds from their institutions and/or research fundings.