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March 23, 2018Drinking and eating gold at Dubai’s ‘seven-star’ hotel. Gold has long been used in a wide variety of industries - from dentistry and medical fields to digital technology and even in the coatings of space crafts. Guests at Burj Al Arab hotel bask in a golden hue from the second they step through its doors - and duplex suites in the property can cost up to $19,000 a night. On a daily basis, the establishment also serves gold dust cappuccinos, 24-carat gold-topped cakes and drinks infused with liquid gold and golden sugar cubes. Euronews.

March 23, 2018Sepsis. It used to be called blood poisoning and septicemia. It is where the immune system goes into overdrive and your body starts to attack itself. You can, if it progresses you can go into organ failure. The problem is, there is no one test for sepsis. Often it will get confused with a hangover or flu. First warning signs for adults, Slurred speech, extreme muscle pain or shivering. Passing no urine, severe breathlessness, and an intending sense of doom. And abnormal skin - being very cold, mottled skin or having a rash. Similar signs in children, but with babies, its really hard to spot. Dr Ranj: ITV This Morning.

March 23, 2018The police officer who had been seriously ill after being exposed to a nerve agent used on a Russian ex-spy and his daughter in Salisbury has been discharged from hospital, the Metro reports. Det Sgt Nick Bailey said "normal life for me will probably never be the same". His wife Sarah said it had been "the most traumatic event of our lives". Papers.

March 23,, 2018. Ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia's mental capacity may have been compromised to an "unknown" degree and it was unclear if the pair would fully recover from the nerve agent attack. I.

March 22, 2018People living in bungalows are the most contented home-owners, say a survey. Metro.

March 22, 2018Research from the University of Surrey shows that illegal drugs are so common that 13 per cent of people have traces of cocaine on their fingers - even though they don’t take drugs. Mail.

March 22, 2018. Researchers from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine found the virus increases sufferers risk of a heart attack for up to a week and stroke for up to one month. Mail.

March 22, 2018A pay rise for NHS workers is the lead story in the Metro, with some staff receiving a rise of up to 29% over the next three years. Health and Social Care Secretary Jeremy Hunt said: "Rarely has a pay rise been so well deserved for staff who have never worked harder." Papers.

March 21, 2018Hospital uses robots instead of nurses. A hospital struggling to cope with soaring numbers of patients has solved the problem - by using robot nurses. The Mongkutwattana General Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, was bombarded with new patients but was unable to hire enough staff at the end of last year. Instead of taking on new nurses, they bought three robotic nurses and kitted them out in the health facility's yellow uniform. The machines travel now between desks delivering important paperwork and medicine to doctors. The robots are shaped like humans and travel along magnetic strips attached to the ground. Liveleak.

March 21, 2018. A British surgeon who gave remote instructions on how to carry out operations in Aleppo via Skype believes his computer was targeted by hackers, leading to an underground Syrian hospital being bombed, the Daily Telegraph reports. David Nott thinks his computer was hacked after he sent footage to the BBC. Weeks later the M10 underground hospital in Aleppo was bombed, killing two patients and closing the health centre. Papers.

March 21, 2018The Daily Mail is more positive about Mr Hunt's speech, which it describes as "a blueprint to transform care for the elderly". The paper reports proposed social care policies include a possible cap on care bills. Papers.

March 21, 2018. The Daily Mirror reports Guernsey is set to become the first place in the British Isles to have a suicide clinic. Politicians on the independent island are expected to vote in May on laws to allow assisted dying. Papers.

March 21, 2018More than one million NHS staff, including nurses, porters and paramedics, are being offered increases of at least 6.5% over three years - with some getting as much as 29%. The deal has been formally agreed by union leaders and ministers on Wednesday and will cost over £4.2bn. BBC news.



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