JMA Journal

The official peer-reviewed and open-access scientific journal of the Japan Medical Association and the Japanese Association of Medical Sciences

Editors' Choices

Recent studies have clarified the interaction between nervous systems and immunity regarding the manner in which local inflammation is regulated and systemic homeostasis is maintained. The cholinergic anti-inflammatory pathway (CAP) is a neuroimmune pathway activated by vagus nerve stimulation. ... show more
Yasuna Nakamura, and Tsuyoshi Inoue

The heart, one of the more complex organs, is composed from a number of differentiated cells. In general, researchers consider that the cardiac cells are derived from the same origin as mesodermal cells, except neural crest cells. ... show more
Yuika Morita, and Shugo Tohyama

Introduction: Growing evidence indicates the prognostic importance of the crosstalk between ... show more
Hideki Ueno, Tsuyoshi Konishi, Yuichi Ishikawa, Hideyuki Shimazaki, Masashi Ueno, Suefumi Aosasa, Akio Saiura, Eiji Shinto, Yoshiki Kajiwara, Satsuki Mochizuki, Takahiro Nakamura, and Junji Yamamoto

News

July 15, 2020
JMA Journal Volume 3, Issue 3 is available.

Aims and Scope

The JMA Journal is the official peer-reviewed and open-access scientific journal of the Japan Medical Association and the Japanese Association of Medical Sciences. The journal publishes review articles, original research articles, clinical trials, guidelines, opinions, short communications, images, case reports, letters to the editor. The JMA Journal is broadly international both in its perspective and the country of origin of the authors it publishes. The journal’s remit, through the publication of high-quality research, is to contribute to the global improvement of medical standards. The JMA Journal accepts articles related to medical science and medical care including clinical and basic medical science as well as public health. The journal also welcomes non-clinical studies such as health policy and opinion. All unsolicited articles receive a full and extensive peer review by recognized subject experts. The journal is published four times each year (January, April, July and October). The journal requires that all manuscripts be prepared in accordance with the“Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly work in Medical Journals”as published by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE). There is no charge to submit to or publish in the journal.

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