Journal Policy, Hamdard Medicus
The HAMDARD MEDICUS since 64 years has been publishing original articles, reviews, short communications, history of Traditional Medicine and case reports on all aspects of complementary medicine and pharmaceutical sciences in English. Manuscripts to Hamdard Medicus are accepted for consideration with the understanding that the findings have not been published earlier.
Manuscripts should be typed double-spaced with at least one-inch margin on all sides.
Times New Roman 12-point is recommended for text, tables and figures. The sections includes: Title page, abstract, text, references, tables, list of titles for all figures (typed on one page), and figures. The page numbers of the entire manuscript should be at the bottom right corner of each page.
Title Page Should Contain: Title of the manuscript, Short title, Authors names with superscripts representing their affiliation clearly marked *corresponding author with Telephone, Fax and E-mail address.
Abstract: On a separate page (200-250 words) with Keywords (3-5).
The Text For Articles Should Contain: Main headings in caps and bold as:
2. MATERIALS AND METHODS (2.1 sub-headings [in bold italics] describing animals, chemicals, preparation of extract, experiments and statistical analysis).
3. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
4. CONCLUSION and ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS (if needed) before References.
Tables: On separate page, numbered as appearing in the text bearing title (bold) and legend underneath. Figures: On separate page, numbered as appearing in the text Fig. 1 and so on.
References: Follow the pattern shown below: References should be in alphabetical order. (Articles) 1. Quinton, R. (2012). The increase in the toxicity of yohimbine induced by imipramine and other drugs in mice. Brit. J. Pharmacol. 21:51-66.
(Books) 1. Gaill, W., Jon, A.W. (1995). Manual of Clinical Microbiology. ASM Press, Washington, DC. 6th Edn., pp. 1327-1332.
Figure Title/Legend: On separate page.
Should also follow same pattern as a full research paper with 1-2 short tables or figures.
Conflict of interest: The authors declare that there is no conflict of interest.
Each contributor will receive one copy of the issue by airmail in which his or her paper has been published.
Ten off prints will be sent to the principal author by surface mail.
Copyright: Copyright of all material is held by the Hamdard Medicus. The Patron-in-Chief and the Publisher are not responsible for the scientific contents and statements of the authors of accepted papers.
All ideas forwarded reflect the individual views of the authors.
Articles and photographs in this issue may not be reproduced unless previous permission has been obtained from the Editor.