Novel insights into the pathology of upper gut symptoms: new syndromes, new diseases

Nicholas J Talley and Marjorie M Walker
Med J Aust 2013; 199 (7): . || doi: 10.5694/mja13.11085
Published online: 7 October 2013

The importance of gut microflora in human health and immunity is just beginning to be realised

Look and you will find it — what is unsought will go undetected — Sophocles, Oedipus Rex, 429 BC.

  • Nicholas J Talley1
  • Marjorie M Walker2

  • University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW.

Competing interests:

Nick Talley has received research grants from the National Health and Medical Research Council, the United States Institutes of Health and industry, including Forest Pharmaceuticals, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company. He has been a consultant including for Danone, Abbott Laboratories and Prometheus Laboratories.


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