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2010-05-13 13:25:00

Infants who receive sweet solutions before being immunized experience less pain and are more comfortable, reveals research published ahead of print in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. Healthcare professionals should consider giving infants aged 1-12 months a sweet solution of sucrose or glucose before immunizing a child, the international team of researchers recommended, because of the child's improved reaction to injections. Existing research shows the effectiveness of giving newborn...

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  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.