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Sentences with the noun Abstinence

4 examples:

Join me in Olympic Heros for Abstinence. The best sex is no sex.
(Kurt Angle)

While the results were pleasing, he said he would struggle in future, opting for moderation over abstinence.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

A new study suggests a newly identified neural target is key in contributing to cocaine cravings following a period of abstinence.
(UPI - Health News, )

A new study is offering a glimmer of hope to alcoholics who find it hard to remain sober because their abstinence is hounded by stubborn, difficult-to-treat depression.
(Science Daily - News, )

Other sentences

66 examples:

The church teaches abstinence before marriage.

Abstinence is the best medicine.
(Asian-Indian proverb)

Abstinence and fasting cure many a complaint.
(Danish proverb)

Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.
(Saint Augustine)

Abstinence is the great strengthener and clearer of reason.
(Robert South)

Abstinence from sins is better than seeking help afterwards.
(Ali ibn Abi Talib)

To many, total abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.
(Saint Augustine)

Abstinence is as easy to me, as temperance would be difficult.
(Samuel Johnson)

Use, do not abuse; neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.

The few bad poems which occasionally are created during abstinence are of no great interest.
(Wilhelm Reich)

Fasting is a type of diet that involves abstinence from food or beverages for a number of hours.
(Tech Times - Health, )

'Sext abstinence education' is about as effective as telling people not to have sex before marriage.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Promoting abstinence and fidelity is ineffective in preventing HIV transmission, a new study has found.
(Tech Times - Health, )

The groups differed regarding abstinence: Native Americans were more likely to abstain from alcohol use.
(Science Daily - News, )

Liberia called on Ebola survivors to observe a period of sexual abstinence after recovering from the disease.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Alcoholics have long suffered a critical stumbling block on their road to recovery - total and utter abstinence.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

TV presenter Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose after relapsing from a period of abstinence, a coroner rules.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Abstinence orders backed up monitoring of offenders' drinking have slashed drink-driving and family violence abroad.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

This may be surprising considering the common view that abstinence from sexual activity can boost athletic performance.
(Science Daily - News, )

One of the major challenges of cocaine addiction is the high rate of relapse after periods of withdrawal and abstinence.
(Science Daily - News, )

Olivia Culpo and boyfriend Tim Tebow reportedly split after three months of dating due to the NFL star's abstinence vow.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

In the Christian calendar, Lent is the six-week period leading up to Easter which is characterised by prayer, fasting and abstinence.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Having completed the so-called no-pop challenge, 11-year-old Jonathan Sarisky was recently rewarded with $500 for his sugar drink abstinence.
(UPI - Health News, )

Findings show that smoking status influenced the rate and level of neurocognitive recovery during eight months of abstinence in the ALC group.
(Science Daily - News, )

Increased spirituality in teens undergoing substance abuse treatment is associated with greater likelihood of abstinence, U.S. researchers say.
(UPI - Health News, )

Experts say sexuality education is important, should be coming from classrooms, pediatricians and parents, and should exclude pushing abstinence.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

A new study indicates that variations in opioid receptor genes are associated with more severe neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) in newborn babies.
(Science Daily - News, )

Christmas is a time of excess, unless it involves Aston Villa and Sunderland who maintained their season-long abstinence in front of goal at Villa Park.
(The Independent - Football, )

Teaching abstinence is all very well, but if we really want to reduce the number of unwanted pregnancies we will make contraception available in schools.
(Forbes - Education, )

New findings indicate that chronic cigarette use continues to impact the brain systems regulating postural stability even during abstinence from alcohol.
(Science Daily - News, )

The findings show that patients carrying these genetic variants have longer periods of abstinence during the first three months of acamprosate treatment.
(Science Daily - News, )

A growing wing of addiction treatment rejects the Alcoholics Anonymous model of strict abstinence as the sole form of recovery for alcohol and drug users.
(The New York Times - Health, )

A study finds a monthly shot to treat opioid addiction was as effective in maintaining short-term abstinence as a more commonly prescribed daily treatment.
(Fox News - Health, )

The increase in use of prescribed opioids among women during pregnancy has probably contributed to the rise in neonatal abstinence syndrome, argues an expert.
(Science Daily - News, )

Dry July and other charity-themed months are evolving into observations of abstinence and fasting for personal wellbeing rather than the betterment of society.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Combining nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) with varenicline has been a suggested treatment to improve smoking abstinence, but its effectiveness is uncertain.
(Science Daily - News, )

Men and women returning from areas where the Zika virus is actively spreading should practice safer sex or abstinence for 6 months, World Health Organization advises.
(Reuters in CBC News - Health, )

Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), a drug withdrawal syndrome in infants following birth, has historically been associated with illicit drug use among pregnant women.
(Science Daily - News, )

Bristol Palin, who launched an abstinence campaign after giving birth as an unwed teenage mother, announced Thursday she is pregnant with her second child out-of-wedlock.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

After 13.5 months of abstinence, women who were previously dependant on stimulants had less grey matter volume in their brains, experts at the University of Colorado found.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Paying smokers to quit with payments that increased with the length of abstinence led one third of participants in a study to stop smoking for six months, according to research.
(Science Daily - News, )

While computational abstinence may be the purest way to calculate challenging reaction mechanisms, taking prophylactic measures to avoid regrettable outcomes may be more realistic.
(Nature Chemistry, )

Littleton Town Hall Arts Center's version of the musical inspired by Wedekind's 1891 play suggests parallels between that era of German repression and latter-day abstinence campaigns.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Oscar winner Jessica, 39, tweeted about her disappointment in the Senate for voting to strip the Affordable Care Act. Brewers pitcher Matt Garza said women should practice abstinence.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

New research suggests a key to easing the opioid withdrawal symptoms of neonatal abstinence syndrome is to ensure parents can spend plenty of time at the baby's bedside during treatment.
(Science Daily - News, )

A new Reddit thread asking users to submit the most unusual baby names they've seen has attracted 18,000 comments in 24 hours, with contributions including Obamaniqua, Abstinence and Like.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Dave Ramsey won’t even let customers pay for his products using credit cards, and his large following is adamant about the destructive powers of credit and the virtues of debt abstinence.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Timothy Storey, 35, allegedly led a 'double life' expounding Christian values of abstinence at St Michael's Church in Victoria, central London, while targeting young girls from the congregation.
(Daily Mail - News, )

University of Sussex and Alcohol Concern scientists reveal that moderate drinkers (or those who rarely drink) are the most likely to succeed at alcohol abstinence challenges, such as Dry January.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Combining the smoking cessation medication varenicline with nicotine replacement therapy was more effective than varenicline alone at achieving tobacco abstinence at 6 months, according to a study.
(Science Daily - News, )

The U.S. funds abstinence and faithfulness education in sub-Saharan Africa to prevent HIV transmission, but a new study suggests the investment doesn't lead to less risky sexual behaviors in that area.
(Fox News - Health, )

People who are seeking treatment for alcohol dependence and whose goal is to quit drinking entirely are more likely to achieve this goal if they are treated by a care provider who advocates total abstinence.
(Science Daily - News, )

Innovative alcohol abuse treatment programs in Amsterdam and Vancouver are abandoning the idea of abstinence, instead letting chronic alcoholics have a few drinks to help them control and regulate their habit.
(CBC News in CBC News - Health, )

Refraining from ejaculation for 1 day results in significantly lower sperm volume (24% reduction), sperm density (28% reduction) and total sperm count (3.2% reduction) than 4 days of abstinence, new research shows.
(Nature Reviews Urology, )

Although it is challenging for individuals with cocaine addiction to achieve abstinence, the greatest difficulty is avoiding relapse to drug taking, which is often triggered by cues associated with prior cocaine use.
(Nature Reviews Neuroscience, )

Gancarz et al. identify Activin-receptor signaling—including the downstream transcription factor Smad3—as an intracellular signaling pathway that is regulated in the nucleus accumbens following abstinence from cocaine.
(Nature Neuroscience, )

While a large group relapsed after payments ended, abstinence rates a full year after the last incentive were almost 6 percentage points higher among smokers who received financial incentives compared to those who did not.
(Science Daily - News, )

The number of US hospital admissions involving neonatal abstinence syndrome increased more than fourfold between the years 2003 and 2012. In 2012, neonatal abstinence syndrome cost nearly $316 million in the United States.
(Science Daily - News, )

A randomized controlled trial of four financial-incentive programmes for smoking cessation finds that reward-based schemes lead to sustained abstinence, but low public acceptability of such schemes threatens their adoption.
(Nature, )

The research, made under controlled drug abstinence condition, measured cocaine's impact on more than a hundred drug users' cognition, and recommended multidisciplinary treatment for patients with an accentuated cognitive deficit.
(Science Daily - News, )

A new study reveals that the incidence of neonatal abstinence syndrome -- often caused by mothers using opioids during pregnancy -- is increasing in the United States, and carries an enormous burden in terms of hospital days and costs.
(Science Daily - News, )

The number of babies born suffering from neonatal abstinence syndrome due to exposure to drugs their mothers used during pregnancy increased in the U.S. These infants may experience seizures, rapid breathing, tremor and excessive crying.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Increased spirituality in teens undergoing substance abuse treatment is associated with greater likelihood of abstinence (as measured by toxicology screens), increased positive social behaviors, and reduced narcissism, according to a study.
(Science Daily - News, )

The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that men and women returning from areas where the Zika virus is actively spreading should practice safer sex or abstinence for 6 months, regardless of whether they are trying to conceive or showing symptoms.
(Fox News - Health, )

In a recent study, researchers also found that alcohol is linked to gastroschisis, a birth defect of the baby's abdominal wall. "Preconception programs focused on alcohol abstinence may help to reverse the increasing incidence of this birth defect worldwide," said one researcher.
(Science Daily - News, )

Among adults motivated to quit smoking, 12 weeks of treatment with a nicotine patch, the drug varenicline, or combination nicotine replacement therapy produced no significant differences in confirmed rates of smoking abstinence at 26 or 52 weeks, raising questions about the current relative effectiveness of intense smoking cessation pharmacotherapies, according to a study.
(Science Daily - News, )

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