In a rural village in Wakayama, Japan's only Unesco-inscribed hot spring is also where locals have been cooking their food for centuries. On a dark and damp winter morning just before sunrise, the kitchen staff at Ryokan Adumaya , a traditional Japanese inn located in the small village of Yunomine in Wakayama prefecture, was preparing a local specialty for their guests. In one corner of the brightly lit kitchen, Jitsuo Shinka was stirring a large pot of rice porridge, nimbly scooping it in his ladle and gently letting it spill back into the mixture.
Back to Health A to Z. Differences in sex development DSD is a group of rare conditions involving genes, hormones and reproductive organs, including genitals. It means a person's sex development is different to most other people's.