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

Diabetic nephropathy is a leading cause of proteinuria, kidney fibrosis, and subsequent end-stage renal disease. The renal prognosis of diabetic patients with refractory proteinuria is extremely poor. ... show more
Shinji Kume, and Hiroshi Maegawa

Introduction: The paucity and maldistribution of physicians among various specialties are key issues facing the Japanese health care system. ... show more
Anna Nakayasu, Michiko Kido, Keiichi Katoh, and Yukio Homma

Introduction: Infrastructure and the capacity to conduct clinical research in pediatrics have not been fully established in Japan. ... show more
Osamu Nomura, Toru Kobayashi, Chie Nagata, Takeshi Kuriyama, Mayumi Sako, Kazuyuki Saito, and Akira Ishiguro

News

April 15, 2020
JMA Journal Volume 3, Issue 2 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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