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- The submission has not been previously published, nor is it being submitted to another journal for consideration.
- The text of the manuscript is in Microsoft Word or other word processing document file format.
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
- The original illustrations, figures, and tables are placed at the end of the manuscript text, or loaded as separate files.
Editorials are articles written by senior editors to either announce a prominent change or address an important issue regarding the contents and formats of the Journal.
News & Perspectives
News and Perspectives are articles primarily written by editorial staff and senior editors to introduce the most current key advances in innovative medicine and standardization and provide perspectives on the future development. AJIMS News focuses on cutting-edge medical discoveries, especially major breakthroughs initially reported in highly influential journals or by prestigious scholarly organizations. AJIMS News also covers new guidelines from well- respected medical professional organizations (e.g., the American Heart Association and the American Academy of Dermatology) and new regulations from the most authoritative governmental agencies [e.g., the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA)].
Research Highlights articles are contributed by recognized experts in the field. These articles typically focus on particular research discoveries published, within a year, in one of the most influential bioscience/medical journals and discuss the related research advancement surrounding the particular discovery. The most influential journals include New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of the American Medical Association (and its sister journals), Lancet (and its sister journals), Nature (and its sister journals), Science, Cell (and its sister journals), British Medical Journal, Annuals of Internal Medicine, Journal of the American College of Cardiology , and Circulation, among others.
Review articles are typically written by recognized experts in the field. The topics include innovative drugs, new medical devices, new clinical guidelines, and emerging regulatory issues. Review articles must focus on surveying new knowledge published in the most influential journals or released by the most authoritative regulatory agencies.
Although outside its focus, AJIMS publishes Original Research articles in the field of innovative medicine. The research studies should focus on innovative translational and clinical research. Original Research articles are typically contributed by recognized experts in the field.
Patient Education articles are typically written in layman language by medical experts. These articles are intended to educate patients as well as the general public on lifestyle medicine and health promotion.
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