The Tolooebehdasht Journal is a peer review Bimonthly journal and publishes original papers related to all areas of basic and biomedical sciences with a special approach to disease prevention & community health promotion. The journal welcomes all researchers working in the different fields of health. Manuscripts are accepted on condition that they have not been previously published or submitted for publication and are not going to be sent to other journals. Language and style: Contributions should be in either American or British English language. Nonnative English speakers may be advised to seek professional help with the language. All materials should be typed double line spacing numbered page. Abbreviations should be standardized and used just in necessary cases, after complete explanations in the first usage. Form of manuscript: Title page of the article should include

1) the title of the article;

2) authors' names;

3) name of the institution where the work was done;

4) running title (short form of the main title presented at the top of pages); and

5) complete mailing address, telephone/ Fax numbers, and email address of the corresponding author.

This page is unnumbered. The abstract should be structured for original articles providing introduction for the study; als and methods, results and conclusion altogether not exceeding 250 words. Number this as page 1. The abbreviations should not preferably be mentioned in the abstract. Keywords are used for indexing purpose: each article should provide three to five keywords according to the medical subject Headings (MESH).

Introduction: Should provide a background and specifies the research objective of the study or observation. 

Methods: Must indicate clearly the steps taken to acquire the information. It should be detailed (including: Controls, inclusion and exclusion criteria etc.). Repeating the details of standard techniques is best avoided. The software used for statistical analysis and description of the actual method should be mentioned.

Results: should be presented in chronological sequence in the text, table and illustration. Organize the results according to their importance they should result from your own study. Table and illustrations have to be cited in order they appear in the text using Arabic numerals. Tables should be simple and not duplicate data in the text of the article. Figures should be presented only if they improve the article.

Discussion and  conclusion :should emphasize the new and important aspects of the study and the conclusion that follow from them. Possible explanations for these findings should be mentioned. The limitation of the work and the implications of the finding for future research should be noted.

Acknowledgments :should be mentioned for any technical help, general, financial, and material support or contributions that need to be acknowledged (do not justify authorship)

Authors' contributions

 After the “Acknowledgements” section, authors must indicate their contribution(s) to the manuscript in this section. Use the relevant descriptors listed below unless the author performed a function that clearly is not covered by one of these. All manuscripts, including reviews, must indicate who is responsible for design, writing, and final content, they also must include a statement affirming that all authors have read and approved the manuscript. The initials of all authors' first names must be included.  All authors' contribution statements must include:

  • Designed research (project concept, development of overall research plan, and study oversights)
  • Conducted research (conductance of the experiments and data collection).
  • Provided essential reagents, or provided essential materials (applies to authors who contributed by providing animals, constructs, databases, etc., necessary for the research).
  • Analyzed data or performed statistical analysis.
  • Wrote the paper (only authors who made a major contribution).
  • Had primary responsibility for final content.
  • Other (use only the mentioned categories are not applicable; describe briefly).
  • All authors have read and approved the final manuscript. For single-authored research papers and reviews, please state: The sole author is responsible for all parts of the manuscript.

For example:ss Mazloomy, A  Rahmati, and P Hashemi designed research; ss Mazloomy and B. Mohammadi conducted research; P. Khosravi analyzed data; and A. Rahmati, P. Hashemi and B. Mohammadi wrote the paper. ss Mazloomy had primary responsibility for final content. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.  

Conflict of interest:All authors must disclose any financial and personal relationships with other people or organizations that could inappropriately influence (bias) their work. If you have no competing interests please state 'I/We have no Conflict interests'

Ethical guidelines: Ethical considerations must be addressed in the  Methods section.

- When reporting studies on human beings, indicate whether the procedures followed were in accordance with the ethical standards of the responsible committee on human experimentation (institutional or regional) and with the Helsinki Declaration of 1975, as revised in 2000 (available at Evidence for approval by a local Ethics Committee (for both human as well as animal studies) must be supplied by the authors on demand. The journal will not consider any paper which is ethically unacceptable. A statement on ethics committee permission and ethical practices must be included in all research articles under the Materials and Methods section.

copyright:- It is the responsibility of the authors/contributors to obtain permissions for reproducing any copyrighted material. A copy of the permission obtained must accompany the manuscript. Copies of any and all published articles or other manuscripts in preparation or submitted elsewhere that are related to the manuscript must also accompany the manuscript.

Referencing: References should be numbered consecutively as they appear in the text. Bibliographies cited in tables and figures should be numbered according to the site where the corresponding table or figure is first referenced. Periodical should be abbreviated according to the Index Medicus. Include the name of all authors, if there are four or less authors. Print names of the first three authors followed by "et al".

 Journal article: Smithline HA, Mader TJ, Ali FM, Cocchi MN. The determining pretest probability of DVT: clinical intuition vs. validated scoring systems. N Engl J Med. 2003 Apr 4;21(2):161-2.

Complete Book: Guyton AC: textbook of medical physiology. 8th ed. Philadelphia, PA, Saunders, 1996. Chapter in Book: Blaxter PS, Farnsworth TP. Social health and class inequalities. In: Carter C, Peel JR, editors. Equalities and inequalities in health. 2nd ed. London: Academic Press; 1976. p. 165-78. Letter to the Editor: TheTBJ welcomes letters to the Editor pointing out alternative interpretations of published results, or commenting briefly on topics of relevance to the journal's readers

This is hereby to confirm that I, ……………………………………, as the corresponding author of this article, while observing the regulations of article writing model and filling in “Form No. 1” (Checklist for Article Submission), submit my article indexed to this letter to be considered for publication in EDC journal and accept the following commitments:

  -The submitted article has no history of acceptance or publication in any other journal and has not been sent simultaneously to any other journal. It won’t be sent to any other journal to be considered for publication till I receive the final result of referee processing of this journal.

  -I announce my readiness to do any corrections if needed till the publication phase and grant the copyright of this article to that journal.

  -This article has been prepared by the cooperation of all of the following authors:

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