Policy on Conflict of Interest

The principal corresponding author is required to disclose any conflicts of interest on the part of any author during the manuscript submission stage. A declaration of conflict of interest serves to inform all parties about relationships that may affect scientific judgment. Potential conflicts of interest include financial or non-financial affiliations, relationships, or funding sources that may influence the objectivity of the author with regard to the content of the manuscript. Conflict of interest disclosures will be added as a footnote in the main article.