Tag Archives: Activity

Services Activity Contracts In March Amid Coronavirus Disruptions


Economists say an extended lockdown could drag the economy to either no growth or a contraction Bengaluru: India’s dominant services sector, the lifeblood for economic growth and jobs, contracted in March as new business and export demand fell sharply as the coronavirus pandemic wreaked havoc globally, a private survey showed. …

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Factory Activity Growth Hits 4-Month Low Amid Lockdown, Says Survey

Factory Activity Growth Hits 4-Month Low Amid Coronavirus Crisis: Survey

The ongoin 21-day nationwide lockdown is expected to deliver a heavy shock to the economy Bengaluru: India’s manufacturing activity expanded at its slowest pace in four months in March and is likely to get worse as demand and output take a hit from the coronavirus outbreak, putting a severe dent …

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Even a Little Activity Keeps Aging Brains From Shrinking, Study Shows

News Picture: Even a Little Activity Keeps Aging Brains From Shrinking, Study Shows

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 5, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Take a walk, weed your garden, go for a swim or dance — it could keep your brain from shrinking as you age, a new study suggests. Being physically active may keep your brain four years younger than the …

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Training Videos Seem to Boost Brain Activity: Study


By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) — People learning a new skill might pick it up more quickly by watching videos of other people performing the same task, a small new study suggests. People who viewed training videos experienced 11 times greater improvement in their motor …

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Study: Even Some Vigorous Activity Boosts Kids’ Heart Health

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Adding 20 More Minutes of Exercise a Day Can Make Big Difference By Denise MannWebMD Health News Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava, MD Feb. 14, 2012 — Kids who exercise vigorously for more than 30 minutes a day may be at lower risk of heart disease than their peers …

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