Jan, 2018

A new service for the members of Nikkei Medical Online

(January 4, 2018; Tokyo, Japan) - Cactus Communications K.K. (Head Office:Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Makoto Yuasa/ Representative Director, hereinafter called “Cactus”), which operates Editage, launched a new service “Support for medical paper writing & submission ” for medical doctors/medical workers in cooperation with Nikkei Business Publication, Inc. (Head office:Minato-ku, Tokyo, President & CEO:Suguru Niinomi, hereinafter called “Nikkei BP”).

This new service is to be offered to the members of Nikkei Medical Online, a free registration portal site of medical information for medical doctors/medical workers, which is operated by Nikkei BP. The new service specific to medical doctors/medical workers was launched by “Editage”, a portal site for researchers, operated by Cactus, and any member of Nikkei Medical Online can make registration for the new service in only 3 steps at the initial quotation.

Features of the ‘Support for medical paper writing & submission’

The new service “Support for medical paper writing & submission” solves four problems that busy medical doctors/medical workers have when writing/submitting manuscripts.

Problem 1: Data are ready; but, no time to compile the research paper in English →A Full support service: ”Medical paper writing service” reduces a burden on authors

Based on clinical/laboratory data, results of analyses, and an outline of the research provided by the author, a professional medical writer creates a manuscript. The service covers all aspects from paperwork to the submission work required for manuscript submission on behalf of an author.

Problem 2: A manuscript is ready in Japanese; but, no time for converting it to English →Translating and getting an unpublished paper publication-ready: “Medical translation +editing service”

Translates a Japanese unpublished paper to English. Adjusts formatting in accordance with submission guidelines of the target journal and gets an unpublished Japanese manuscript ready for publication in English.

Problem 3: A research paper is ready in English; but, the author needs to consult a native English speaker → A native English speaker with a degree in medicine edits the manuscript: ”Medical English editing service”

A native speaker with a degree in medicine provides edits and formats the manuscript in accordance with the submission guidelines of the target journal.

Problem 4: Revise and resubmit a manuscript to another journal after it is rejected →A professional medical writer provides formats and resubmits the manuscript on behalf of the author: “Medical paper rewriting service”

A manuscript that does not comply with the required formatting guidelines of a target journal could be unintentionally rejected. A professional medical writer will re- format to submit the manuscript, thereby reducing the burden of rewriting for the author.

※To use the ”Medical paper writing service” and the “Medical paper rewriting service”, an acknowledgement for Editage must be included in the manuscript in accordance with Publication Code of Ethics.

Makoto Yuasa, Representative Director of Cactus said “I am very glad to provide the manuscript writing and publication support service for medical workers in cooperation with Nikkei BP. It has been my strong interest to help Japanese researchers, who lament the current situation that the number of papers from Japan is decreasing, whereas globally the number of published research papers is increasing, especially from China. With this new service, I believe the excellent research done by Japanese medical doctors/medical workers will be shared with the world in a more speedy and smooth manner.”

About Nikkei Medical Online

Nikkei Medical Online is a free registration portal site of medical information for medical doctors/medical workers, operated by Nikkei BP. The staff of “Nikkei Medical”, a medical information magazine started in 1972, “Nikkei Healthcare”, “Nikkei Drug Information” as well as “Nikkei Biotech” runs this site by utilizing the know-how of collection/arrangement/analysis of medical information cultivated through interview and editing activities.URL: http://medical.nikkeibp.co.jp/

Information about Nikkei Medical Online in English: http://www.nikkeibp.com/adinfo/online/nmo.html

About Editage

Founded in 2002, Editage (a division of Cactus Communications) is a global scholarly communications company with offices in Japan, China, South Korea, India, United Kingdom, Singapore, and the United States. Employing a global in-house workforce of over 750, Editage has served over 235,000 authors and edited over 900,000 papers across 1,200 disciplines to date. Editage aims to help scholars break through the confines of geography and language, bridge the gap between authors and peer-reviewed journals, and accelerate the process of publishing high-quality research. In addition to offering high-end scientific communication solutions, Editage is actively involved in author education through its comprehensive author resources site Editage Insights. Please visit www.editage.jp to learn more.

Media contact:

Ai Kanoh
Senior Manager, Branding & Business Development, Cactus Communications K.K.
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