JMA Journal

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

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I introduce here what we have been and are doing in the Cross-ministerial Strategic Innovation Promotion Program (SIP) “Innovative AI Hospital System” project supported by the Japanese government. ... show more
Yusuke Nakamura

Immunoglobulin G4-related disease (IgG4-RD) is a fibro-inflammatory disease characterized by organ enlargement and elevated serum IgG4 levels. In 2003, IgG4-RD was proposed as a distinct form of IgG4-related systemic disease based on a histopathological study involving patients with autoimmune pancreatitis. ... show more
Terumi Kamisawa

Sarcopenia was originally proposed by Rosenberg in 1989 (1) as a concept that means age-related loss of muscle mass. Thereafter, the concept expanded with the spread of this term. According to the consensus statement of European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People, sarcopenia is classified into primary (age-related) sarcopenia, which has no evident cause other than aging, and ... show more
Yoshihide Sunada

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January 17, 2022
JMA Journal Volume 5, Issue 1 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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