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

Herewith, we review an updated progress of regenerative medical products using human embryonic stem cells (ESCs) in Japan. ... show more
Akihiro Umezawa, Yoji Sato, Shinji Kusakawa, Rin Amagase, Hidenori Akutsu, Kazuaki Nakamura, Mureo Kasahara, Yoichi Matsubara, and Takashi Igarashi

Japan, like many other parts of the world, is under threat from newly emerging, potentially fatal diseases. Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS), first clinically identified in 2009, ... show more
Andy Crump, and Tetsuya Tanimoto

Introduction: The STOP-Bang test was used to detect patients at high risk of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). We evaluated the usefulness of the STOP-Bang test for predicting the severity of OSA in Japanese patients. ... show more
Hideto Oshita, Noriaki Ito, Misato Senoo, Kunihiko Funaishi, Yasuyuki Mitama, and Ken Okusaki

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October 15, 2020
JMA Journal Volume 3, Issue 4 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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