Gulf Medical Journal (GMJ) is the online journal of Gulf Medical University, Ajman. It constitutes a forum for the communication of advancement of scientific knowledge in all branches of Medicine and allied Health Sciences. The journal strives to ensure that the material published is true, ethical and comprehensive and adds to current knowledge. The publisher of GMJ is the Center for Advanced Biomedical Research and Innovation (CABRI) of Gulf Medical University. The journal welcomes written contributions on research in clinical as well as in non-clinical aspects of health sciences. It will additionally contain review articles, case reports, short communications, letters to editor and health-related news.