Oncotarget: Electronic Cigars are not the Safe Option
Oncotarget is a renowned scientific journal that seeks to transform the health and science world using research, special initiatives and peer review. The journal has published several topics that affect the lives of people in the modern times. Oncotarget is run by a group of scientists who have expertise in several areas, and they ensure that the content published is perfect.
Just recently, the journal published information addressing the use of electronic cigarettes among the young people in the society. According to the Oncotarget, the cigars have detrimental effects on the oral health of the smokers. The Oncotarget states that the smoke in the cigarettes affects the molecular and cellular levels in the human body, resulting in serious problems. Download output styles at Endnote.com.
Electronic cigars are very common at the moment, in particular among the young generation. They are perceived to be the healthier alternative when compared to the regular cigars. The smokers also say that these forms of cigars are classy and also very fashionable. Before Oncotarget published the study, people believed that the chemicals in the electronic cigars were responsible for the side effects smokers were experiencing. However, this is not the truth.
A group of smokers was exposed to the smoke in the electronic cigarettes said that that the chemicals found in the flavoring chemicals were playing a key role in damaging the cells the body. The study showed that the mouth was sometimes damaged permanently by some of the flavoring chemicals the smokers were using.
The Journal says that many people need to understand the effects of the cigars to the systems. According to it, awareness should be created so that the lives of young people can be saved in time.
The electronic cigar contains a special in-built battery, a cartridge that can hold liquid and a heating device. The substance in the cigar contains nicotine, toxic chemicals, and flavoring that are loved by the young people. Although the smoker inhales some smoke with an extraordinary flavor, they get serious health problems. Some of the individuals who use these substances cannot be cured. Some health experts say that some smokers got mouth cancer while others severe mouth infections.