Enhancing Research Integrity and Publication Ethics: An Analysis of the Latest International Committee of Medical Journal Editors Recommendations

Maintaining integrity and ethics in publications is crucial as research output grows. The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) provides guidelines for ethical conduct, covering authorship, conflict of interest disclosure, and data sharing. Despite ongoing challenges in implementation and evolving issues like predatory journals, continuous dialogue and adaptation of these recommendations are essential to uphold research integrity. The ICMJE’s evolving guidelines remain a foundational tool for promoting ethical practices in medical publishing. This editorial covers the key aspects of the latest changes in the ICMJE recommendations, such as the use of artificial intelligence, medical publishing and carbon emissions, and data sharing and reproducibility

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Cureus. 2024 Mar 14;16(3):e56193. doi: 10.7759/cureus.56193. PMID: 38618347; PMCID: PMC11016133.

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Written by: Yadav S.