Medical economics

Smartphone device for making health care portable and affordable

Health care resources in low- and middle-income countries are often concentrated in urban areas, which puts medical treatment out of reach for millions of impoverished individuals who live in distant towns and villages.

Oncology & Cancer

CICERO software enables detection of cancer-causing gene fusions

After years of development, engineering and enhancement, researchers at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital have made publicly available a software system that enables better detection of gene fusions. The system, called ...

Surgery

UTSA software helps patients receive faster post-pandemic care

Many patients had to wait for lifesaving surgeries, such organ transplants, due to the heavy burden COVID-19 caused for hospitals. Now, UTSA computer science seniors have built a software program that assists doctors in prioritizing ...

Neuroscience

The reproducibility crisis might be all in your software

Science is supposed to be repeatable. But more and more often, scientists are finding it hard to re-do published experiments and get the same results. Now, a large group of neuroscientists suggest software may be part of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Using artificial intelligence to diagnose COVID-19

For patients with COVID-19, terrifying shortness of breath can set in virtually overnight. In many cases, it's caused by an aggressive pneumonia infection in the lungs, which fills them with thick fluid and robs the body ...

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Computer software

Computer software, or just software is a general term used to describe the role that computer programs, procedures and documentation play in a computer system.

The term includes:

Software includes things such as websites, programs or video games, that are coded by programming languages like C or C++.

"Software" is sometimes used in a broader context to mean anything which is not hardware but which is used with hardware, such as film, tapes and records.

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