World Media

Doctors Discover Over 100 Bubble Tea Balls Trapped Inside Teen's Stomach

Doctors Discover Over 100 Bubble Tea Balls Trapped Inside Teen's Stomach

Researchers believe drinking beverages that are too hot can lead to 'thermal injury, ' which, in turn, could increase the chances of developing esophageal cancer later on.

This might burst your affinity for bubble tea.

A doctor in China thinks an excessive amount of bubble tea pearls caused the girl's stomach issues.

Bubble tea is a popular Taiwanese tea-based drink, often topped with chewy tapioca balls. So many undigested tapioca balls can't all be from just one cup.

Facebook launches new market research app after pulling similar app in January
Facebook has said that it will offer complete transparency on how it collects data via the app and what kind of data it collects. In addition to Facebook Research , Apple removed Facebook research app Onavo VPN from the app store in June 2018.

Puzzled, doctors conducted a CT scan which showed up more than 100 spherical shadows dotted throughout her digestive tract.

She also told doctors she was experiencing stomach aches and had no appetite.

The teenager was admitted to hospital after complaining of stomach pains and that she hadn't had a bowel movement in over five days, AsiaOne news outlet reports. She claimed she'd had just one before checking in to the hospital, but doctors said it had to have taken much more to end up in her state, the paper reported.

Doctors said tapioca starch can be hard to digest and bubble tea shops may put additives into the balls to improve their texture.


  • Faf du Plessis hopeful that AB de Villiers' issue will spark comeback

    Faf du Plessis hopeful that AB de Villiers' issue will spark comeback

    The report came at a time when South Africa faced successive losses in their first three matches of the ongoing showpiece event. South Africa have needed some much-needed good news in the ongoing World Cup where nearly everything is going against them.
    Build-A-Bear's Pay Your Age Is Back

    Build-A-Bear's Pay Your Age Is Back

    Customers who win a ticket are limited to one furry friend per child present and a limit of two furry friends per ticket. Last year, thousands of shoppers stood in long lines outside stores to get their hands on a new furry friend.

    LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga - Official Reveal Trailer

    Some of the franchise's most iconic vehicles will also be at the player's disposal, including Millennium Falcon, Resistance X-Wings, and much more.
  • Konami reveals a TurboGrafx-16 Mini is on the way

    Konami reveals a TurboGrafx-16 Mini is on the way

    Bonk's Adventure ), and Castlevania: Rondo of Blood (later ported to the SNES and Dracula X ). The company has also announced the first six games for each territory.
    Pakistan have no need to fear Australia, says Mohammad Hafeez

    Pakistan have no need to fear Australia, says Mohammad Hafeez

    At the end of the over, Finch was 35 not out and left-hander David Warner 33 not out. Mohammad Hafeez's moustache has been one of the talking points in the World Cup.
    Russian Federation  not yet on board with OPEC production deal extension

    Russian Federation not yet on board with OPEC production deal extension

    Disclaimer: The views expressed in this article are those of the author and may not reflect those of Kitco Metals Inc . West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude futures were at $54.32 per barrel, 33 cents, or 0.6%.
  • Everything We Know About Nintendo’s 2019 Lineup From E3

    Everything We Know About Nintendo’s 2019 Lineup From E3

    Tongue-in-cheek action game No More Heroes 3, from Tokyo's Grasshopper Manufacture, was also announced for 2020. Here's a rundown of all of the new games and information we learned about at E3's 2019 Nintendo presentation.
    CBD products to be sold at IN  and Kentucky Krogers

    CBD products to be sold at IN and Kentucky Krogers

    CBD, short for cannabidiol, is derived from hemp and has been growing in popularity because of its potential health benefits. The Kroger Co .is preparing to roll out CBD products like lotions, balms oils and creams in 92 store locations in MI .
    Chris Froome taken to hospital with 'suspected broken pelvis' following Dauphine crash

    Chris Froome taken to hospital with 'suspected broken pelvis' following Dauphine crash

    The ambulance came quickly, he's been taken care of and is waiting for a helicopter to be transferred to Lyon or Saint-Etienne". Chris Froome poses before the start of the first stage of the Tour de Yorkshire in Doncaster, England on May 2, 2019.
  • Mexico migrant deal includes regional asylum plan: document

    Mexico migrant deal includes regional asylum plan: document

    Mexico offered, among other things, to step up efforts by deploying the newly created national guard along its southern border. To meet its commitments to Washington, Mexican migration facilities in the south need to be revamped, Ebrard added.
    Things We Learned About 'Marvel's Avengers' at E3 2019

    Things We Learned About 'Marvel's Avengers' at E3 2019

    The looks appropriately Avengers-y, with Hulk, Iron Man, Thor, Black Widow, and Captain America all proudly featured. Since Marvel's Avengers is going with an original story, we think Hank is going to be Ant-Man in the game.
    McIlroy finds form before US Open tilt

    McIlroy finds form before US Open tilt

    McIlroy's round was tied for best on the day with Jonathan Byrd, who was in share for ninth at eight under. Hughes, from Dundas, Ont., shot a 1-under 69 to sit in sole possession of eighth at 9 under.