The Journal of Human Reproductive Sciences (JHRS) (ISSN:0974-1208) a
Quarterly peer-reviewed international journal is being launched in
January 2008 under the auspices of Indian Society of Assisted
Reproduction. The journal will cover all aspects human reproduction
including Andrology, Assisted conception, Endocrinology, Physiology and
Pathology, Implantation, Preimplantation Diagnosis, Preimplantation
Genetic Diagnosis, Embryology as well as Ethical, Legal and Social
issues. The journal will publish peer-reviewed original research papers,
case reports, systematic reviews, meta-analysis, and debates.
With the aim of faster and better dissemination of knowledge, we will be
publishing articles ‘Ahead of Print’ immediately on acceptance. In
addition, the journal would allow free access (Open Access) to its
contents, which is likely to attract more readers and citations to
articles published in JHRS.
Abstracting and Indexing Information
The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, National Science Library, ProQuest, TdNet, Wanfang Data
The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, EMBASE/ Excerpta Medica, Indian Science Abstracts, PubMed Central, Scimago Journal Ranking, SCOPUS
Wolters Kluwer and Journal/Association are committed to meeting and upholding standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements. For a summary of our specific policies regarding duplicate publication, conflicts of interest, patient consent, etc., please visit www.Medknow.com/EthicalGuidelines.asp
Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing
This is an open access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.
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Ahead of Print policy
Articles published online under the Ahead of Print model are considered published and can be cited and quoted using the DOI as the reference source. Wolters Kluwer Medknow has a policy that changes will not be made after publication of an article without following accepted procedures for making corrections to the scientific record.
While advertisements are crucial to this journal to be able to keep all content free for everyone, ethical considerations are in place to ensure the integrity of the journal and its content:
- "Pop-up" and "banner" ads appear on a random, rotating basis. The advertiser has no control or input over the pages where their ads appear.
- The Editorial Board has full and final approval over the content of all advertisements.
- Advertisers will never be shown any manuscripts or other content prior to publication.
All correspondence, subscription orders and requests
for placing advertisements should be addressed to the publications
office in the address mentioned below:
Dr. Madhuri Patil,
Editor, Journal of Human Reproductive Science
Dr.Patil's Fertility & Endoscopy Clinic,
No.1, Uma Admiralty, First Floor,
Near Jal Bhavan, Bannerghatta Road,
Bangalore - 560029,
Email: editor @ jhrsonline . org
Society of Assisted Reproduction (ISAR, www.isarindia.net)
Considering the rapid and remarkable developments ,
advances and progress in the field of Assisted Reproduction all over
the world and in India, an Indian Society for promoting Assisted
Reproduction was launched in February 1991. The broad objective of
the society is "Better Care of the Concerned Couple, knowledge about
their investigations and further education of those who serve them."
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