During 2017, four issues of the Materia Socio-Medica journal were published, with a total number of 60 papers. Of the total number of published articles, 81.6% were articles classified as original research. During 2016, this percentage was 64.5%. A total of 185 papers have been submitted to the journal in 2017 (two are in the review process). Of the 183 papers, 60 were published (the acceptance rate of the journal in 2017 was 32.7%, while the acceptance rate in 2016 was 35.7%).