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 1. Aims and Scope

 2. Publishing Model

 3. Copyright and License to Publish

 4. Editorial Board

 5. Editorial Policies

 6. Peer Review

 7. Publication Ethics Statement

 8. Journal Information and Statistics

 9. Indexing & Archiving

 10. Contact

 

1. Aims and Scope

Brain & Heart focuses on neurocardiology, a neurology and cardiology-based interdisciplinary subject that studies the circulatory mechanism of the human body, as well as the mechanisms of the interplay between the cardiovascular system and the nervous system. The journal’s scope includes:

Clinical and basic research on diseases related to the circulatory and nervous systems, such as: orthostatic dizziness, orthostatic hypotension, autonomic dysfunction, and the relationship between the autonomic nervous system and the circulatory function in cerebral degeneration;

Heart-brain research on patients with syncope, autonomic dysfunction, cryptogenic stroke, and stroke with atrial fibrillation; research on the relationship between structural heart diseases and nervous system diseases, the correlation between cardiac electrophysiology and abnormal organizational structures and the pathogenesis of stroke, as well as new ways of diagnosis, treatment and prevention of unexplained stroke;

A new model of joint diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases; the aerospace physiology research in aerospace medicine, including the maintenance of cerebral blood flow and brain function during in-orbit flight, the maintenance of cardiovascular and autonomic nerve functions, and the improvement of astronauts' sleep.

2. Publishing Model

Gold open access. All articles published by BH are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately from the date of publication. For further information, please refer to Open Access.

 

3. Copyright and License to Publish

Articles in BH are published under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0). The CC BY 4.0 allows for maximum dissemination and re-use of open access materials and is preferred by many research funding bodies. Under this license users are free to share (copy, distribute and transmit) and remix (adapt) the contribution for any purposes, even commercially, provided that the users appropriately acknowledge the original authors and the source.

Copyright is retained by authors. Authors are required to sign a License to Publish (which can be downloaded from the journal's Author Instructions), granting BH, which identifies itself as the original publisher, exclusive rights to publish their articles, and granting any third party the right to use the articles freely as long as the integrity is maintained and the original authors, citation details and publisher are identified.

 

4. Editorial Board

For more information about the editorial team, please refer to Editorial Board.

 

5. Editorial Policies

All manuscripts submitted to BH should adhere to AccScience Publishing's Editorial Policies.

 

6. Peer Review

The journal adheres to rigorous peer review and undergoes double-blind peer review. For more details, please refer to Editorial Process.

 

7. Publication Ethics Statement

BH fully adheres to the Code of Conduct and the Best Practice Guidelines of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

The Editors of this journal enforce a rigorous peer-review process together with strict ethical policies and standards to guarantee to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, image manipulation, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. The Editors of BH take such publishing ethics issues very seriously and are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use CrossCheck (powered by iThenticate) to check submissions against previous publications.

 

8. Journal Information and Statistics

ISSN 2972-4139 (Online)
Frequency: Quarterly published
DOI: 10.36922/bh

 

9. Indexing & Archiving

All articles published in BH are included in:

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10. Contact

Please visit the page of Editorial Office for details about different queries.

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Brain & Heart, Electronic ISSN: 2972-4139 Published by AccScience Publishing