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Frigid Zone Medicine

Journal Details
Open Access
First Published
20 Mar 2021
Publication timeframe
4 times per year
Journal Subjects
Medicine, Basic Medical Science, other, Clinical Medicine, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Rheumatology

Frigid Zone Medicine, a high-quality, open access, medical journal in the English language, starts the first issue in 2021. The journal is managed by the Heilongjiang Health Commission and organized by the Heilongjiang Health Development Research Center.

This journal publishes articles on the latest research results and leading developments in the field of Frigid Zone medicine, providing an international academic platform for local and overseas researchers of the related field. The journal aspires to increase the quality of regional and national health research. It aims at building a qualified international medical platform for academic communication and development, leading the academic studies and practices, promoting the international clinical researches and experiments of Frigid Zone, and improving the academic impact in this field.

According to the latest research, Frigid Zone Medicine defines the field of Frigid Zone as the regions with an average temperature below 0℃ in the winter. In the definition, many parts of the world are covered as places with cold weather. The journal is willing to explore the health-related research and reports in regions with cold weather, aiming at recognizing and exploring the health-related problems in regions with cold weather, encouraging more research on the treatment of diseases caused by cold weather, promoting the health development and communication on the health-related research of the cold regions, and advocating the health-related quality of residents in these areas. Frigid Zone Medicine keeps health care professionals at the leading edge of medical knowledge, helps them to gain broad understanding in their areas of interest, and provides a variety of engaging and innovative ways to communicate.

The editorial committees are selected from an international pool of researchers with high levels of achievement and recognition in their fields, having stellar reputations in their disciplines. The editorial committee of this journal comprises of scientists from across the world.

The mission of Frigid Zone Medicine is to provide fair, fast, and expert peer review to authors and a vetted selection of research, freely available to readers. The journal follows a double-blind review process, wherein the reviewers and authors are unaware of each other’s identity. The journal fosters the advance of the clinical practice and health research. The column consists of disease study, academic communication, expert forum, international dynamics and references. The scope of the journal encompasses international medical specialists’ reviews, clinical guidance, clinical commentaries, special comments, clinical reports, research reports, case study reports, short communications, correspondence and technical progress, etc.

Frigid Zone Medicine welcomes submissions from all fields of health and from any source. The journal invites submissions on topics pertaining to health-related research in cold regions, including but not limited to non-communicable diseases, internal medicine, basic medical science, mental disease, cardiology, rheumatology, pneumology, angiology, altitude stress, frostbite, aging health, and health policy.

Aiming at high-level international journals, Frigid Zone Medicine strictly complies with the international disciplines and strategies of the editing and publication. It closely follows the industry associations. The journal is committed to meeting and upholding standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. It follows the peer-review process, and the reviewers are internationally renowned experts. It provides editorial, peer, and statistical review processes to evaluate manuscripts for scientific accuracy, novelty, and importance.

Frigid Zone Medicine is published internationally, and all articles published in this journal are made freely and permanently accessible online. Frigid Zone Medicine is a quarterly journal, with 64 pages and color cover. It covers subjects of basic medical science and clinical medicine. The publications, in print and online, reach a truly worldwide audience. Editorial Manager, Online Publishing Platform, and Advance Online Publication (AOP) are applied. Research in our journals is given extra accessibility and depth through commentaries, reviews, and editorial summaries.

Frigid Zone Medicine will start publication in 2020. At the beginning of the development, it has received the project of “High Beginning New Journal” supported by the China Association for Science and Technology. This journal is managed by a research center with a long history of managing a group of journals in varied medical fields. The facilitated research center has appropriative cooperation, which has well reputation and basement in developing journals, providing excellent publishing resources.

Frigid Zone Medicine invites contributions all over the world.


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Plagiarism Policy

The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

Baofeng Yang, Harbin Medical University, Harbin, China
Stanley Nattel, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Canada

Deputy Editors-in-Chief
Yongchen Wang, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University, Harbin, China
Yue Li, The First Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University, Harbin, China
Zhengwei Pan, Harbin Medical University, Harbin, China
Yong Zhang, Harbin Medical University, Harbin, China
Ye Tian, Harbin Medical University, Harbin, China

Editorial Board Members
Danfeng Yang, Institute of Environmental and Operation Medicine, Academy of Military Medical Sciences, Academy of Military Sciences, Beijing, China
Edita Margaryan, Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Moscow, Russia
Malov Igor, Irkutsk State Medical University, Irkutsk, Russia
Rui Wang, York University, Toronto, Canada
Irina Makeeva, Sechenov University, Moscow, Russia
Jinsong Bian, Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China
Jianping Xu, Peking Union Medcial College Hospital, Beijing, China
Jinxin Bei, Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center, Guangzhou, China
Kun Huang, School of Pharmacy, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
Ling Yang, Shanghai Universty of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai, China
Liangdan Sun, North China University of Science and Technology, Tangshan, China
Lixia Yue, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, USA
Luwen Zhu, Heilongjiang University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Harbin, China
Wei Wang, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia
Weidong Zhang, Naval Medical University, Shanghai, China
Xi Yang, University of Manitoba, Canada
Matthew Whiteman, University of Exeter Medical School, UK
Andreas Papapetropoulos, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Managing Editor
Guodong Liu, Heilongjiang Health Development Research Center, Harbin, China
Yangang Ren, Peking University Health Science Center, Harbin, China

Xiaoxiao Wang, Heilongjiang Health Development Research Center, Harbin, China
Xize Wang, Heilongjiang Health Development Research Center, Harbin, China
Yue Yuan, Harbin Medical University, Harbin, China

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Open Access Statement

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Journal Details
Open Access
First Published
20 Mar 2021
Publication timeframe
4 times per year
Journal Subjects
Medicine, Basic Medical Science, other, Clinical Medicine, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Rheumatology