Can't rid yourself of a hacking cough Don't worry, the average one lasts up to THREE WEEKS Sufferers expect a bad cough to be gone in seven to nine days, reveals surveyBut studies reveal they are likely to last twice as longDoctors 'are too ready to prescribe antibiotics' By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 11:30 GMT, 15 January 2013 | UPDATED: 11:30 GMT, 15 January 2013 Can't stop the cough The average one subsides after 18 days People who suffer from an irritating throat tickle that hangs around for weeks may have nothing to worry about, say researchers.
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Step lively! Fast walking speed and a strong grip in middle age may help predict dementia risk Middle-aged people who walk slowly and have a poor grip could be at greater risk of dementia or stroke in later life, researchers have warned.