Our new art "inflammation" for the article: Inflammation has been found to be an underlying cause in many diseases, making it a hot topic in the health media. But what do we really know about chronic inflammation and its effects on the body? By Michael Anft - Johns Hopkins Health Review Spring/Summer 2016. Some explanations: We have chosen a symbolic interpretation with elements inspired by the natural world. We wanted to communicate the psychological state of the patient suffering from the symptoms of inflammation. We imagined inflammation inside the human body as a creeper plant with some leaves like flames of candle a creeper, the inflammation spreads to more parts of the body.