touchREVIEWS in Endocrinology

Taking a balanced and practical view of the current clinical landscape in endocrinology is at the heart of touchENDOCRINOLOGY and the journals we produce.

touchREVIEWS in Endocrinology is a peer-reviewed, free-to-access, bi-annual journal, specializing in the publication of balanced and comprehensive review articles written by leading authorities to address the most important and salient developments in the field of endocrinology.

Editor-in-Chief: John Doupis, Athens Medical Group, Paleo Faliro Clinic, Greece

Electronic ISSN: 2752-5457 DOI:

Established: 2005 Frequency: Bi-annual

Title History: Formerly European Endocrinology (2006-2020) Print ISSN: 1758-3772 Electronic ISSN: 1758-3780

Abstracting and indexing: touchREVIEWS in Endocrinology is abstracted, indexed and listed in PubMed Central, Scopus, Google Scholar, EBSCO and EMBASE.

Accepted article types: Reviews, original research, editorials, commentaries and practice pearl articles

Retired journals: US Endocrinology is now archived and no longer receiving submissions. All articles published in the journal will remain fully searchable through our website and archived here: ISSN: 1758-3926 DOI:

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Information for Authors

Information for Peer Reviewers


Aims and scope

touchREVIEWS in Endocrinology (formerly European Endocrinology) is a peer-reviewed, free-to-access, bi-annual journal specializing in the publication of balanced and comprehensive review articles written by leading authorities to address the most important and salient developments in the field of endocrinology. These reviews aim to break down the high science from ‘data-rich’ primary papers and provide practical advice and opinions on how this information can help physicians in their day-to-day clinical practice.

To further encourage discussion and learning, original research articles are welcomed across the clinical landscape, including observational, real-world, and health outcomes studies. Editorials, commentaries and practice pearl articles are also featured to promote discussion and learning amongst physicians, clinicians, researchers, and related healthcare professionals.

The journal is of interest to physicians, health care professionals and researchers, providing practical advice relevant to the clinical setting on the diagnosis and treatment of endocrine conditions. The journal endeavours to support these professionals in continuously developing their knowledge, effectiveness and productivity.


Many articles are independently commissioned by the journal’s Commissioning Editor following specialist advice from the Editorial Board. However, the journal also welcomes and encourages external submissions through our online portal. The Editor is always keen to hear from leading authorities wishing to discuss potential submissions. Please feel free to contact the Editorial Office with your proposal.

Touch Medical Media endeavours to publish unbiased, balanced reviews and studies and follow the publication guidelines as recommended by the ICMJE and in the Good Publication Practice guidelines (updated 2022 Good Publication Practice guidelines available here). All authors are asked to disclose personal, commercial, academic, and financial/non-financial interests in the ‘Disclosures’ section of their manuscript, along with any funding, financial support and medical writing/editorial assistance relating to the paper. All articles undergo a rigorous, double-blind peer review, conducted by at least two independent experts in the field to ensure articles are balanced, objective and relevant to the current clinical landscape. Please download our Instructions for Authors information for further details.

Pre-submission Enquiries

Authors wishing to discuss potential submissions, or seek advice, are asked to contact the Editorial Office, who are happy to assist with any pre-submission enquiries.


Manuscripts can be submitted through the touchENDOCRINOLOGY Editorial Manager site. If you are a new user, please follow the instructions to register.

Upon submission, all articles are assessed by the Editor, and where necessary a member of the Editorial Board, to determine their suitability for inclusion and appropriateness for peer review. Touch Medical Media has a strict policy against plagiarism. We use anti-plagiarism software including iThenticate to check all submissions before peer review.

Plain language summaries and digital features

The journal welcomes authors to submit plain language summaries (PLS) and accompanying multimedia content with their articles. Please refer to the Instructions for Authors or contact the Editorial office for more information.

Publication fees

There are no publication charges associated with submission or article processing. All editorial services are self-funded by Touch Medical Media.

Author guidelines

Authors should carefully read and adhere to the journal’s Instructions for Authors.

The documents below provide information for authors to complete the submission process:

Instructions for Authors

Pre-submission checklist for authors

ICMJE Conflict of Interest form

touchREVIEWS in Endocrinology authorship and copyright agreement form

Publication ethics and malpractice

touchENDOCRINOLOGY aims to publish unbiased, balanced reviews and studies. Authors should adhere to the journal’s publication ethics and malpractice statement: Publication ethics and malpractice statement

Access the latest good publication guidelines:

International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)

Good Publication Practice (GPP) 3

Updated GPP 2022 Guidelines

Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)

Peer review

Articles undergo a strict, double-blind peer review, conducted by at least two independent experts in the field.

The publisher will aim to notify authors of the peer review decision through Editorial Manager within 3-4 weeks of submission.


Article proofs are prepared within 7-10 weeks of acceptance. To streamline the production process, the content management system, Kriyadocs, is used to organize the production process, typeset and share the manuscript proofs with authors. The article is copyedited and proofread to house style and checked for grammatical errors by in-house editors. Authors are asked to review and clearly annotate the page proofs with any corrections. Proofreading is the responsibility of the author. Only minor changes may be made at the proofing stage; major changes will not be accepted.


Articles are published online ahead of publication before the journal issue is published. Journal issues are published bi-annually.

Submission deadline for Issue 1 2024: 08 December 2023

Submission deadline for Issue 2 2024: 10 May 2024

Access and sharing

All articles are free-to-access for all members of the neurology community. Authors may share their published article with colleagues and peers through social media but are reminded to follow any social media guidelines set by their employers. Touch Medical Media may extend the reach of articles by sharing non-sponsored published content on its dedicated social media channels. If authors wish to opt out of this please contact the Editorial Office.

Electronic back-up

All articles published in touchREVIEWS in Endocrinology and US Endocrinology are digitally preserved in

Archives of the retired title US Endocrinology are available here


Copyright and licensing

Authors transfer the copyright of the article to Touch Medical Media, who publish the article as free-to-access.


All manuscripts submitted to Touch Medical Media journals undergo double-blind peer review. The process aims to provide authors with objective feedback to improve their work and allows the editor to assess the paper’s suitability for publication in the journal.

Peer reviewers should carefully read and adhere to the instructions outlined in the document below. Please refer to these instructions before accepting to review a paper and throughout the review process.

Instructions for Peer Reviewers


About Touch Medical Media

Touch Medical Media publishes a rich and diverse portfolio of fully referenced, free-to-access, peer-reviewed journals across the clinical and pharmaceutical arenas. Touch Medical Media aims to assist in the education and clinical practice of healthcare professionals.

Reprints and eprints

Reprint and eprint requests should be made to the journal office stating order size and intended use:


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Advertisements are not related in any way to editorial decision-making.

Contact us

If your question is not addressed on these pages, then the journal’s editorial staff will be pleased to help. Please contact via email:

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