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Disabling notification would not terminate the life cycle of apps, nor would apps use persistent notification to keep themselves alive. Normally background operations would be done in the background, and notification provides a means to display the result back to the user via the main UI thread. Notification in this context refers to elements such as toasts ...
I'm not 100% certain, but I'm about 99%. If the app was made to run in the background disabling notifications shouldn't affect anything else. It should only prevent the app from pushing notifications.
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