Sweat May Pass On Hepatitis B In Contact Sports

Sun, 04 Mar 2007 02:00 PM 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. [click link for full article] ...