About the Journal

The Global Journal of Medical Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Update (GJMPBU) (formerly known as Internet Journal of Medical Update, E-ISSN 1694-0423) is an open-access peer-reviewed journal committed to publishing high-quality articles in the field of Biomedicine, Pharmacology. The journal is owned by Dr. Vipul Yagnik (owner) & Dr. Okezie Aruoma, Dr. Arun Kumar Agnihotri (co-owners) and published by the Scientific Scholar.

Aims & Scope

Journal provides a multidisciplinary forum for the exchange of current ideas in the form of original research work, review article, interesting case report, brief communication, letter to the editor etc. among medical professionals. It is also intended to provide a platform for young medical professionals to participate in research activities, with the aim to enhance their outlook towards recent developments in the field of medicine. Being multidisciplinary in nature, all students undergoing medical training would be benefited from the scientific publications of this journal.


Our audience includes all the practitioners of Biomedicine, Surgery and Pharmacology.

Review process

GJMPBU has a highly rigorous peer-review process that makes sure that manuscripts are scientifically accurate, relevant, novel and important. Authors disclose all conflicts, affiliations and financial associations such that the published content is not biased.

Editorial team

The editorial board comprises of a panel of experts from various disciplines of medical and allied sciences to provide their expertise and guidance in maintaining the clarity of content and focus of the purpose for the journal.

About the Editor

Dr. Vipul Yagnik (Medical Science)
Director and Consultant Surgical Gastroenterologist,
Nishtha Surgical Hospital and Research,
Patan, Gujarat, India
Email: vipul.yagnik@gmail.com

Dr. Okezie I Aruoma (Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Science)
President and Chief Executive Officer,
Global PharmHealth Investors Inc.,
Long Beach, CA 90809, USA
Email: okezie.aruoma@gmail.com

Founder Editor and Managing Editor
Dr. Arun Kumar Agnihotri
Professor of Pathophysiology,
American University of Antigua College of Medicine,
Antigua and Barbuda, WI
Email: agnihotri_arun@hotmail.com

Facts about the Journal

It is a peer-reviewed international journal with a double-blind review process. Its frequency of publication is continuous, what that means is, it publishes the article once it’s accepted after peer review. Currently, we only have E-Journal. Print copies are available on demand.


An article published in the journal can be viewed without a fee by readers all over the world. The author also gets to retain copyright to the article and the figures. This allows authors to extend their exposure in the world of medical research and get worldwide recognition for their work.

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Google Scholar, Index Copernicus, EBSCO Publishings Electronic Databases

The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, Scimago, Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)

Journal Ethics

The Global Journal of Medical Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Update is committed to meeting and upholding the 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 our Ethical Guidelines section

Plagiarism Policy

We have a plagiarism check available on our Editors and Reviewer’s panel in the manuscript management system. We encourage our editors and reviewers to use the plagiarism check. Any manuscript with plagiarism will be rejected immediately.

Archival Policy

We use PORTICO for our third-party repository for all articles published with us. All our articles are assigned a DOI number. We are members of https://crossref.org

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-Non Commercial-Share Alike 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.

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. Global Journal of Medical Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Update 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 are not biased or influenced by the advertisement.

“Pop-up” and “banner” advertisement appears at a fixed location on the page and does not interfere with the manuscript in any form.

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.

Subscription Information

Copies are provided free to members of the journal’s institution.
For non-members, please log on to https://scientificscholar.com/buy-subscriptions


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