Sweat May Pass On Hepatitis B In Contact Sports

Fri, 02 Mar 2007 10:00 AM EST

... Sweat may be another way to pass on hepatitis B infection during contact sports, suggests research published ahead of print in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Hepatitis B virus attacks the liver and can cause lifelong infection, cirrhosis (scarring) of the liver, liver cancer, liver failure and death. ...