Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc

Stacey Oke, DVM, MSC, is a freelance medical writer based out of Canada. Her areas of interest are nutrition, supplements and osteoarthritis, and she contributes to scientific journals, magazines, and tabloid publications. When not writing, Stacey whiles away her days with her husband and two children.

Articles by Stacey Oke

Limb Positioning for Assessing Joints via X Ray (AAEP 2012)

How a horse is positioned while X rays are taken significantly affects joint balance, researchers say. Read More

Tweaking Stem Cell Therapy Use in Horses (AAEP 2012)

Stem cell therapy has evolved rapidly as a treatment approach in equine veterinary medicine. Read More

Subfertile Mares Need Conscientious Monitoring (AAEP 2012)

One researcher describes how practitioners can monitor pregnant mares to minimize reproductive losses. Read More

Helping Pregnant Mares' Final Month be Fruitful (AAEP 2012)

One researcher says there are five major problems to consider during the final month of a mare's pregnancy. Read More

MRI to Evaluate Suspensory, Sesamoid Injuries (AAEP 2012)

Researchers say MRI is invaluable for identifying suspensory ligament lesions and sesamoid bone damage. Read More

Evaluating Joint Infections Using SAA Levels (AAEP 2012)

Researchers evaluated a new method that could help vets monitor joint infections' response to treatment. Read More

Study: Not All Equine Stem Cells Equal (AAEP 2012)

Choosing a specific stem cell source could maximize treatment efficacy, improving horses' recovery chances. Read More

Study: Acupuncture Doesn't Impact Ovulation (AAEP 2012)

Ovulation in healthy mares was not impacted by acupuncture in this study. Read More

Stem Cell Approach Ineffective for SDFT Injuries (AAEP 2012)

Researchers found no significant improvement in SDFT injuries treated with mesenchymal stem cells. Read More

Treating Fungal Infections in Mares (AAEP 2012)

Prompt diagnosis and treatment of fungal uterine infections are necessary for a positive outcome. Read More

Tips for Keeping Mares in Foal (AAEP 2012)

Proper and timely intervention can mean the difference between a live foal and a lost one. Read More

GI Drug Could be Useful for Equine Eye Exams (AAEP 2012)

N-butylscopolammonium bromide could be useful for helping veterinarians examine horses' eyes. Read More

What Does Your Horse's Stool Say?

Your horse's fecal production and appearance can be an indicator of good or poor health. Read More

Using MRI and Scintigraphy to Diagnose Suspensory Injuries (AAEP 2012)

Using both MRI and scintigraphy could be beneficial when diagnosing suspensory-ligament-related injuries Read More

Diet's Effect on Broodmare Lactation Described (AAEP 2012)

Supporting broodmares' overall and nutritional health during lactation is especially crucial. Read More

Five Factors that Impact Gestation, Foaling (AAEP 2012)

One veterinarian describes five factors that can negatively impact pregnancy and how to respond to them. Read More

Stem Cell Preparation and Delivery (AAEP 2012)

One veterinarian describes how to prepare the stem cells, horse, and equipment for treatment. Read More

Stallion Fertility Fine Following Removal of One Testicle (AAEP 2012)

Researchers found that stallions can still lead productive lives as studs with only one testis. Read More

Metabolic Syndrome Dangerous for Pregnant Mares (AAEP 2012)

Equine metabolic syndrome can put pregnant mares in an especially precarious in situation. Read More

'Cheap 'n' Easy' Method for Evaluating Stallion Sperm Described (AAEP 2012)

Researchers studied the use of Dip Quick stain for examining sperm morphology with positive results. Read More

Detailed Instructions to Mate Mares Postpartum (AAEP 2012)

Several important factors must be considered before deciding whether to breed a mare on a foal heat. Read More

Foal Pneumonia: Beyond the Basics

Two important bacteria cause lung infections in foals; here's how the body and your vet battle these pathogens Read More

12 Christmas Wishes for Horses, Owners from Veterinary Experts

Consider the following "wishes" equine experts made to help maximize your horses' quality of life. Read More

Genetic Basis of Osteochondritis Dissecans Probed

English researchers have taken a step forward in understanding a potential genetic component of OC. Read More

UK Researcher Evaluates Uses for Anti-Müllerian Hormone Testing

Experts advise ruling out medical issues for animals experiencing behavior problems before taking other steps. Read More