Author Guidelines

National Library of Medicine (PubMed) ID: 101668511

On average, in PubMed MRA articles receive 1.67 citations.

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1. Why Publish with MRA

Impact & Visibility

On average, MRA articles in PubMed receive 1.67 citations

Fast Turnaround

We select peer-reviewers in advance to reduce delays

Retain Your Copyright

No copyright transfer is required to publish in MRA

Open Science

Articles are easily accessible and free to read immediately

Helpful Feedback

All authors receive detailed feedback after peer-review

2. General Information

All manuscripts must be submitted in docx format. Only manuscripts in English will be accepted.


All manuscripts should use the AMA(Vancouver) Style guidelines.


The Medical Research Archives grants authors the right to publish and reproduce the unrevised contribution in whole or in part at any time and in any form for any scholarly non-commercial purpose with the condition that all publications of the contribution include a full citation to the journal as published by the KEI Journals.

Conflict of Interest

In accordance with our Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement, Authors must notify KEI Journals of any conflicts of interest. This includes institutional, personal, financial, and other influences.

3. Indexing

The Medical Research Archives indexes in Crossref and Google Scholar. MRA deposits manuscripts to PubMed Central in accordance with the Public Access Policy.

The journal offers assistance in getting any eligible paper indexed to the Europe PMC, an organization that allows indexing of articles funded by the following 27 organisations :

4. Formatting

Page Layout

Your paper must use a page size corresponding to US Letter which is 215.9mm (8.5") wide and 279.4mm (11") long.


The title should be short and descriptive. Avoid using acronyms. And the titles should NOT be in all caps.

The names, affiliations, and email addresses of each author should appear below the title.


All submission categories except letters require an abstract. Abstracts should be as short as possible while providing an accurate summary of the manuscript. The abstract should not exceed 300 words.

Keywords may also be listed below the abstract on the title page.

Main Text

Sections and subsections should be labeled 1, 1.1, 1.2, 2, 2.1, etc. Sections should also have a short title.

There is a page size requirement for all submissions. All pages must be 8.5x11 inches, portrait orientation. Text should be written in Times New Roman, font size 12.


An acknowledgements section may be placed immediately before the reference section of the manuscript. Use this section to acknowledge individuals or institutions that may have helped with the research or manuscript.


In addition to citations in the main text, a complete list of references should be included as the final section of a manuscript. All references cited in the manuscript should appear, as per the AMA (Vancouver style). Find the most frequently requested information on it below:

  • Cited works are numbered in order of initial appearance in the text, and appear in the Reference List in numerical order.
  • Use arabic superscript numerals outside periods and commas, and inside colons and semicolons.
  • Authors’ names are inverted, and use only initials for first and middle names. No periods between initials.
  • In article titles only the first word and proper nouns and abbreviations that are ordinarily capitalized are capitalized.
  • Use accepted Index Medicus abbreviations of journal names.
  • For journals use issue numbers in parentheses after the volume number. If there is no issue number specify month before the year.

5. Fees

The Medical Research Archives charges the following Article Publication Fees for accepted papers:

Authors with no institutional, grant, or research funding : $1400
Authors with institutional, grant, or research funding : $3100

There is no additional charge for figures or tables in the text.

Fee reductions may be available. To inquire about fee reductions, send an email to

6. Figures

Figures and tables should be included in the body of the manuscript, not in an appendix. Figures will be available online with the rest of the paper.

Figures must be numbered and should be referred to in the text by their number, e.g., “Figure 2.”

7. Correction of Errors

Submit corrections and any accompanying figures to Minor corrections will only be published electronically.

8. Checklist of Submission

1. The submission has not been previously published, nor presented before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).

2. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

3. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.

4. Where available, URLs or DOIs for the references have been provided.

5. Public clinical trial registries such as have been utilized to register all clinical trials that are the subject of the submission.

6. If an original research paper, the manuscript lists all funding sources of the research.


Q. Is MRA an open-access journal?
A. MRA is a hybrid journal with open access.

Q. Is MRA indexed in PubMed?
A. MRA can assist authors in submitting to PubMed in accordance with the public access policy.

Q. What is MRA’s impact factor?
A. As MRA is a newer journal an impact factor has not yet been calculated.

Q. Is there a page limit?
A. There is not.

Q. What is the deadline for submitting my paper?
A. There is no deadline, but if you could please give us an estimate of when you will be submitting your paper that would be helpful in scheduling the peer-review and publication process.

Q. Is MRA a print or online journal?
A. MRA is published both in print and online.

Q. Are there any fees to publish with the journal?
A. There are some fees but discounts are available for those without funding.

Submit a manuscript

Manuscripts may be submitted at any time using our online submission form available at

1. Click the Click here to submit button

2. click the Make a new submission link

3. Choose the article's type

4. Fill in the check list for the Submission Requirements

5. You may add comments to the editor as well (optional)

6. Click Save and Continue

7. Upload the text file/figures/tables and confirm with the Continue Button

8. Add title, subtitle, asbtract, list of authors and confirm.

9. Finish the submission

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