About This Journal

BioMedicine is a double blind peer-reviewed, open access quarterly journal, publishes high-quality scientific research in the fields of precision medicine with the goal of promoting and disseminating medical knowledge to improve global health. Articles of interest on clinical, laboratory, and social research in precision medicine and articles regarding health issues and herbal medicine are eligible for consideration. Reviews, originals, case reports, short communications, and letters to the editor are also accepted.

Submission processing fee
BioMedicine does not charge a fee for processing submissions. The journal is free to authors.

Authors hold the copyright on their papers without restrictions and retain it without restrictions after publication of the papers on the journal’s website.

Articles are published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY) licence, which allows unrestricted use, distribution, reproduction and adaptation of the articles by any means and in any format, provided that the author and the original source are properly cited.

Open access
All of the articles published online on the https://www.biomedicinej.com/biomedicine website are open access as defined under the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI). Users are authorized to read, download, copy, distribute, print, research and create a link to the integral text of articles or to re-use them for any other legitimate purpose without asking for permission from the editor or the author, provided that the author and the original source are properly cited.

Indexing and Digital Preservation
BioMedicine is indexed in Scopus, ESCI, PubMed Central, and Scimago. The journal participates in industry-standard discovery and preservation tools. Articles from the journal are placed in the world’s major library catalogs and databases (OCLC Worldcat, ProQuest’s Summon, Ex Libris’s Primo, and EBSCO Discovery). BioMedicine is preserved in CLOCKSS and Portico, the two leading preservation archives that guarantee persistent access for the very long term. Articles also receive Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) from the CrossRef organization to ensure they can always be found.

About China Medical University

China Medical University (CMU) was established as China Medical College on June 6, 1958, and was upgraded into China Medical University in 2003. It is the first academic institution in Taiwan where Chinese medicine and pharmacy programs are provided. The university has steadily grown to its present position as one of the foremost medical universities in Taiwan. Located in the center of Taichung City, CMU is composed of 6 colleges covering western medicine, Chinese medicine, pharmacy (including Chinese herbs), health care (including nursing), life sciences, and public health educational, research and practice programs. Interdisciplinary courses are also available as the basis for students to integrate their learning experiences.